Specialized Family Based Mental Health

78630791Family Services of NW PA’s Specialized Family Based Mental Health (SFBMH) for Sexual Abuse program provides teams of two therapists who work with the family to provide intensive in-home therapy, case management and crisis intervention services. The program serves children from birth to 21 years of age who were victims of sexual abuse and/or display sexually reactive behaviors and with a mental health diagnosis.

Service Available in:

Erie and Mercer Counties

Who Should Be Referred?

  • The program services residents age 0-21 years old
  • Child has a mental health diagnosis
  • Child is a victim of sexual abuse and/or is displaying sexually reactive behaviors
  • At least one adult caregiver in the home must consent to participate in the therapeutic services.
  • A psychiatrist or licensed psychologist must certify that this is the most appropriate treatment for the child

Who Can Make The Referral?

  • Managed Care Organizations
  • Outpatient mental health clinicians
  • Providers of enhanced mental health services
  • Facilities that provide children and adolescents with inpatient psychiatric and residential treatment
  • A licensed psychologist or physician must recommend Family Based Mental Health Services
  • Self-referral

Additional Information

  • Counselors on call 24/7
  • Services offered 32 weeks (potential of 8 week extension)

Contact Information:

Erie County
5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Phone: 814.866.4500

Mercer County
Mercer Office
7 West State Street
Sharon, PA 16146
Phone: 724.704.7227


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