Adam Center (Extensive Dynamic Diagnostics)
The aim of the program:
Adam diagnostic center is a dynamic diagnostics system designed for young adults with no primary diagnosis available. The service is provided for young adults of 18 and more years of age suffering from two or more types of mental disorders with borderline functioning combined with the following problems: mental/adjustment disorder, psychiatric disorder and neuropsychological deficits, severe behavior/personality disorders, poor social judgment, with risk for self and others. Due to these characteristics and the obscurity of the functional and clinical condition, it was not possible before to make a primary diagnosis and determine the appropriate methods of treatment.
The aim of the center:
Diagnosis and evaluation of the resident’s disorders and problems in order to determine the primary diagnosis. Evaluation of the resident’s rehabilitation potential and strength. Establishing intervention and treatment methods. Establishing relevant official organization identification (Ministry of Health, Ministry of
Social Welfare and Rehabilitation). The diagnosis method requires a variety of conditions for an extensive stayingin observation, for a close look at all stages of adaptation, behavior and development.
The Rehabilitation Department candidates – the rehabilitation social worker in the community sends the material to the district rehabilitation supervisor. The placement committee, after discussing the matter, sends it to the interministerial committee, which turns it over to the diagnostic unit.
The Ministry of Health candidates community representatives turn to the district
coordinators who turn the material over to Mrs. Batya Laydner, who brings it to discussion of the interministerial committee which turns it over to the diagnostic unit. The admittance depends on the reception committee within the program. The members of the admissions committee include: the director of the program, the program social worker, the program supervisor, the candidate with his/her family, and social worker of the candidate's local welfare department.