To inquire about a referral to our services, contact our office at 512.804.5556.
Below is a list of Pyxis Path services currently being offered in Austin, TX:
We have dedicated and caring staff which include licensed mental health professionals. Our focus is to preserve, promote and support links to the participant's family, school, and community with unique and innovative elements to services.
We provide a variety of community-based mental health services in Austin, TX including Family Mentoring, Mentoring, Parent Support / Parent Coaching, Life Skills Training, Behavioral Aides, After School Group Supports, Day Camps, Pro-Social Acquisition Groups, Community Support / Community Living Supports, Tutoring, Crisis Support, Respite Care, Advocacy, Case Management, Paraprofessional Services, Team Meetings, and Non-Medical Transportation.
Behavioral Aide services are direct support services that focus on the reduction or elimination of maladaptive behaviors in the home, school, and community, thereby reducing stress within the family and/or reducing delinquent or criminal behaviors that may result in placement in a more restrictive setting. These services address the participant’s ability to interact appropriately within multiple environments using strategies that reinforce positive behaviors, teach socially appropriate replacement behaviors, and develop coping and anger management skills.
Pro-Social Skills Acquisition Groups
Pro-Social Skills Acquisition Groups offer services in a small group setting that are designed to assist participants in acquiring and practicing socially valued behaviors, functional independent living skills, employment skills, and inter-personal skills in a peer-to-peer context. Pro-Social Skills Acquisition Group services are structured, organized, and curriculum-based services which assist the participant in learning to interact appropriately within multiple environments through the use of strategies that reinforce positive behaviors, teach socially appropriate replacement behaviors, develop coping and anger management skills, and build self-esteem and a positive self image.
Parent Support / Parent Coaching
Parent Support/Parent Coaching are services provided to the parent or guardian to assist in the acquisition and development of effective parenting skills and techniques for management of a child’s behavior or symptoms. Parents are also supported in accessing needed services, navigating through the service delivery system, and linkage with community resources and supports.
Mentoring is a service designed to provide a positive adult role model in the development of appropriate behavior, social interaction, and life skills. Trained adult mentors meet on a regular basis, one-to-one, with the youth to build a positive relationship, while participating in community-based activities of interest to the young person. Adult mentors function as a friend, advocate, and life coach.
Family Mentoring is a community-based service in which a positive adult role model engages a participant and family members in activities that focus on facilitating successful relationships between the participant and family members, to improve the participant’s ability to function successfully in the home.
Day camp is a time-limited day enrichment program that operates during scheduled school breaks. Day Camp incorporates a wide range of structured group recreation and leisure activities designed to assist participants in developing positive self-expression and self-esteem. Services include opportunities for social interaction, teamwork, creativity, skills acquisition, exercise, and play in a safe and supervised environment.
After School Group Supports
After School Group Supports provide a structured program that bridges the gap between regularly scheduled school and home by engaging the participant in organized group activities that promote the development of appropriate socialization, recreation, communication, problem solving and/or life skills in a safe and supervised environment. After School Group Supports are provided to children whose after school care needs cannot be met through traditional community after school programs due to the behavioral or emotional needs of the participant.
Tutoring is an educational training, support, and remedial assistance service offered during non-school hours. The purpose is to help bring the participant up to their academic grade level, using staff who are knowledgeable in the subject areas of need. Tutoring must be based on an assessed academic need and does not include the instruction of non-academic skills.
Life Skills Training
Life Skills Training is a direct support service that focuses on the attainment of specific life skills and the development of community support systems and resources to enable the participant to function independently and successfully in the community. Life Skills Training may include budgeting and money management, support for employment and vocational training efforts, support for GED completion, household management, personal hygiene, safety skills, and nutrition.
Crisis Intervention and Support
Crisis Intervention and Support services are non-clinical activities, interventions, and supports provided to the participant in an emergent situation. This includes coordination of emergency services, preventative measures, and problem solving before, during, or after the crisis event to assist the participant and their family in averting a crises or responding to the crisis in an effective manner.