Multidisciplinary Assessment and Consultation Centre (M.A.C.C)

M.A.C.C offers diverse multidisciplinary clinical and cultural services to individuals who are unable to access community services due to systemic barriers, (e.g., financial, scarcity of resources, language, etc.). Services can involve one or more specialties in an integrated fashion, utilizing a person-centred approach.

 

MACC Therapists offer Assessment, Consultation, Therapy (Individual, Couple, Family and Group) as well as Training in the following areas:

  • Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Trauma
  • Indigenous Knowledge Keeper
  • FASD Consultation
  • Family and Couple Therapy

For individuals receiving other ongoing New Directions services the following specialties are also available as part of an integrated assessment or consultation approach:

  • Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Nutrition
  1. The request for services is matched with a service provider who will contact you to schedule an appointment. The number of sessions will depend on the type and scope of the service.
  2. Therapy groups. Groups offered vary during the year. Examples of groups offered include DBT skills group for adults with disabilities, children’s group, “Ladies’ night” (self-esteem group for women with intellectual disabilities), “The men’s group” (support group for men with intellectual disabilities), youth DBT skills group, etc. Organizations can also request therapeutic or skills groups depend on needs.
  3. Training and consultation. MACC can offer clinical training and consultation to organizations and other service providers.
  4. Contracts can include a written report that is provided at the end of the service along with the receipt for services. Reports can involve one discipline or an integration of disciplines depending on the specific referral.
  5. Service evaluation. At the conclusion of the service, you will be offered the option to provide anonymous feedback regarding the quality of the services you received.

Training

    1. For different roles (staff, care providers, significant others, other agencies, individuals).
    2. Different duration depending on the topic or audience (duration can range from 30 minutes to a full day, and can be spread over various sessions).
    3. Modality of training can be in person or virtual.
    4. Location can be at 717 Portage or at an off-site.
    5. Trainers vary depending on the topic, from various disciplines (e.g., SW, psychology, OT, family therapy, pharmacy, nutritionist, etc).
    6. Some training packages have been developed based on requests and new packages can be developed or adapted based on new requests.

 

Examples of trainings that have been developed and provided:

Skill Development for Professionals

  • Writing Skills for Case Managers and Home Supervisors – Part 1 and 2
  • Communication skills
  • Towards Independence
  • Case Management skills
  • Relationship Building

Trauma and Attachment

  • Self-Regulation
  • Vicarious Trauma
  • Building Resiliency
  • Repairing Attachment Injury

Care Provider Training

  • Foundations in Person Centered Work
  • Connecting with Families and Community
  • Child Development
  • Understanding Change and Stability

Other

  • Harm Reduction
  • Sexuality and Disabilities
  • Neurodiversity

Trainings currently offered by MACC can be found here.

To discuss training needs, contact: macc@newdirections.mb.ca

Pricing

Psychology

  • Assessment/Therapy/Consultation: $195 per hour
  • Cap of $2,300 for assessment
  • No-show fee: $100

Invoice for assessment must be paid in full prior to the delivery of the written report. 

Individuals with school, private or work insurance pay for MACC services directly and are provided a receipt to get reimbursement from their insurance company.

Occupational Therapy

  • Assessment/Therapy/Consultation: $100 per hour
  • Cap of $1500 (Ranges: $750-$1500) for Assessment
  • Cancellation/no-show fee: $50

Invoice for assessment must be paid in full prior to the delivery of the written report. 

Individuals with school, private or work insurance pay for MACC services directly and are provided a receipt to get reimbursement from their insurance company.

Knowledge Keeper

  • Therapy/Consultation: $65 per hour
  • Cancellation/No show fee: $25

Invoice for assessment must be paid in full prior to the delivery of the written report.

Individuals with school, private or work insurance pay for MACC services directly and are provided a receipt to get reimbursement from their insurance company.

Integrated Services

Includes: Behavioral Assessment, Consultation, Intervention Plan, Occupational Therapy and  Knowledge Keeper :$4500

Invoice for assessment must be paid in full prior to the delivery of the written report.

Individuals with school, private or work insurance pay for MACC services directly and are provided a receipt to get reimbursement from their insurance company.

Referral Process

Step 1: Fill out and submit referral form

Or contact the office to request the referral form

Multidisciplinary Assessment and Consultation Centre
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families
3rd Floor – 717 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0M8

204-786-7051 ext. 2560

macc@newdirections.mb.ca

Step 2: Provide supporting information and documentation

    • You will be asked to provide a copy of previous relevant information and reports and sign consent forms as appropriate.

Meet the Team