Family-Based Mental Health Services (FBMHS) are short-term therapeutic services designed to provide assistance to families in their own homes. By providing services in this manner, they are more accessible and effective and ultimately more likely to prevent the need for out-of-home placement of children in the family.
Referrals can be accepted from families, managed care organizations, psychiatrists or psychologists, county children and youth caseworkers or probation officers, or community agencies. Therapeutic services include but are not limited to individual and family therapy, parenting skills training, assertiveness training and behavior management techniques. Staff are available 24 hours a day to assist with crisis situations.
To learn more about family-based mental health services refer to Pinebrook’s Family-Based Mental Health Services brochure. For more information, please contact Ann Compostella, MLA, Supervisor of Family-Based Mental Health Services at 610-774-1432 or email gro.v1511322009lafbp1511322009@alle1511322009tsopm1511322009oCA1511322009.
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