It is delivered in the family’s home and community and is highly intensive often requiring three or more sessions per week. Treatment commonly incorporates intensive family therapy, parent training, cognitive-behavioral therapy, skills building, school and other community system interventions, and clarification work.
Service available in:
Who Should be Referred?
- Youth is 10-17 1/2 years old (if not justification is needed)
- Youth resides in a family setting with a caregiver
- Youth’s caregiver is willing to participate
- Youth has active Medical Assistance or county authorization
- Youth is exhibiting a problem sexual behavior
- Outpatient services are not sufficient to meet the family’s need
Who Can Make The Referral?
- Family or community members
- Erie County Office of Children and Youth (OCY)
- Erie County Juvenile Probation Office (JPO)
Exclusionary criteria include autism spectrum disorders and moderate to severe mental retardation as there is no evidence supporting that this model is effective with those populations.
- Martha Swick at (814) 866-4519 or email@example.com