Indiana Office

300 Indian Springs Road, Suite 113

Indiana, PA 15701

Phone: 724-349-3350

Fax: 724-349-3341

Hours: By appointment only

IBHS is an array of therapeutic interventions and supports to a child, youth, or young adult in the home, school, or community setting.  IBHS has three categories.

  1. Individual Services:       


  • Behavioral consultation services: clinical direction of services to a child, youth, or young adult; development and revision of the Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) oversight of the implementation of the ITP and consultation with a child’s, youth’s, or youth adult’s treatment team regarding the ITP. 


  • Mobile therapy service: individual therapy, family therapy, development and revision of the ITP, assistance with crisis stabilization and assistance with addressing problems the child, youth, or youth adult has encountered. 


  • Behavioral health technician services: implementing the ITP.       


2. Applied behavior analysis (ABA) services:

  • Behavior analytic services and behavior consultation:  clinical direction of services to a child, youth, or youth adult; development and revision of the ITP; oversight of the implementation of the ITP and consultation with the child’s, youth’s, or young adult's treatment team regarding the ITP.


  • Assistant behavior consultation: assisting an individual who provides behavior analytic services or behavior consultation-ABA services and providing face-to-face behavioral interventions.


  • Behavioral health technician-ABA services: implementing the ITP


  1. Group services: therapeutic interventions provided primarily in a group format through; structured activities, including ABA services; and community integration activities that address a child’s, youth’s, or young adult’s identified treatment needs.


Learn more about how to access the IBHS.


Outpatient Services

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

  • Medication Management

  • Individual, Family, Group therapy

    • PCIT: Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), provided by Family Counseling Center

    • Learn more about PCIT.

  • School Based Mental Health Outpatient, Learn more about current School Districts participating.


To access any of the services listed above, please contact one of the following Outpatient Providers:

  • Community Guidance Center (724) 465-5576

  • Family Behavioral Resources (724) 465-0369

  • Family Counseling Center (724) 543-2941

  • Family Psychological Associates (724) 543-1888

Case Management

  • Voluntary program to assist in gaining access to psychiatric, medical, social, educational, and other needed or desired services.

  • Targeted Case Management

  • Contact depends upon the need of the consumer.

  • 24 hours/ 7 days a week on call service.


Case Management Providers:

  • Community Guidance Center: (724) 465-5576

  • Family Counseling Center TCM: (724) 545-6566 or (724) 545-6302

  • Family Psychological Associates: (724) 543-1888

Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)

  • Designed to help children with emotional and behavioral problems and reduce need for out of home placement.

  • Consists of two mental health professionals who work with the entire family on an individual or group basis depending on the need.

  • Provides crisis stabilization and 24 hours / 7 days a week on call service.

  • Time limited service of 32 weeks.

  • Medical assistance eligible (If there is funding available a non-medical assistance client could receive Family Based).


Family Based Providers:

  1. Community Guidance Center:   (724) 465-5576

  2. Family Counseling Center:   (724) 543-294

  3. Unity Family Services:  (866) 771-4488

Family Based Services

Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

  • An intensive in-home and community-based program that is best used to divert an out-of-home placement, strengthen family functioning for youth on the path to placement, or reintegrate youth back home from foster care, shelter, or residential placement.

  • Target age range 12-17 years old.

  • Treatment duration 3-5 months.

  • Therapist available 24 hours/7 days a week.

  • Interventions with peers, school, extended family, neighbors and church.

  • Evidenced based interventions and decision making.

Partial Hospitalization Program

  • Children and adolescents ages 5-18.

  • Intensive, supportive treatment to children and adolescents who are at risk for inpatient hospitalization or residential treatment.

  • Services include: medication monitoring, individual and group therapy, and education.

  • Referral can be made directly to the provider.


Partial Hospitalization Program Providers:

  1. Community Guidance Center ALPHA (724) 465-5576

  2. Family Counseling Center CAP (724) 845-6667

  • Structured, community based, therapeutic environment for children under 21 years of age who are confronted with serious emotional and behavioral health challenges.

  • Parents/Guardians are vital partners in the treatment process.

  • Individual and family therapy.

  • Child must be eligible for medical assistance.

Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR)

  • Intensive mental health treatment in a highly structured environment (24 hours / 7 days a week) for children under the age of 21 who have severe emotional and behavioral difficulties.

  • Individual, group, and family therapy.

  • Medication monitoring.

  • Child must be eligible for medical assistance.

Residential Treatment Facility (RTF)

Children's Mental Health Services

Armstrong Office

120 South Grant Ave., Suite 3

Kittanning, PA 16201

Phone: 724-548-3451

Fax: 724-548-3454

Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

  • Temporary break for child or family or is utilized when child is in crisis and does not meet the criteria for inpatient hospitalization.

  • It is provided in a Therapeutic Host Home

  • Respite is usually an overnight weekend stay of 2 to 3 nights and can be requested more than one time (for extended lengths of time, special circumstances will be considered)

  • Funding is provided by A-I BDHP

Respite Care

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