Delores Project

1188 Words5 Pages
Design, Delivery, or Evaluation of a Human Services Program BSHS/471 Delores Project The facility I contacted was the Delores Project, which provides comfortable overnight shelter for adult unaccompanied women. This shelter provides women in a welcoming peaceful environment, and respect of each guest. By providing shelter to homelessness women gives them a safe place to lay their heads at night. This shelter helps women who have disorders or financial issues. Presents the Program The Staff of Delores Project are volunteer workers, but do have licenses clinical psychologist on a case to case bases. There is volunteer staff who also have degrees on finical issues, or home issues. There are four workers who currently work on staff the Executive director, development director, transition advocate and an operations manager. Disorders There are different disorders other than homeless service the Delores program helps out with. Some of these disorders consist of Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating, disorders, body Dysmorphic disorder, night eating syndrome, emotional eating,…show more content…
This therapy corrects inaccurate thinking such as self-worth, body weight, and shape, and eating. The goals of this therapy are to eliminate binge eating and purging and to normalize eating habits by reducing the fear of eating certain foods. This treatment plan generally runs for 20 sessions over a four to six month period. Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) applies to adults with bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. This therapy helps individuals to develop new skills for mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance, and to find alternatives for binge eating and purging. The course of these treatments are weekly for six to 12
Open Document