HHYS

 

Group Homes

Transitional Living Program

Emergency Shelter

Sex Offender Assessment

A.D.A.P.T.

A.R.T.

Intensive Supervision
High Impact Program

Moving On

L.E.A.P.

N.Y.P.U.M.

S.T.A.N.D.

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-- U2 kitchen -- U2 bedroom

COMPONENTS:

1) Youth receive acceptance, accountability, a structured environment, individual and group counseling, and appropriate reinforcements all within community-style living.

2) An initial Individual Service Plan (ISP) is developed in conjunction with the client, parents, caseworker/probation officer, and any other involved party.

3) Youth are assigned a primary youthworker to address daily living
goals, to reinforce, completion of therapeutic treatment areas
identified on the ISP, to meet behavioral / structural goals,
relationship develop, and independent living skills.

4) Available adjunct services include:----

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A.D.A.P.T. Program
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Aggression Replacement Training
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B.A.R.J. (Balanced and Restorative Justice)
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Cognitive Behavior approaches to:
  - decision making
  - peer relationships
  - family
  - attitudes / orientation and personality / behavior
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Job Readiness
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Seeking Safety: Substance Abuse and P.T.S.D.
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Transitional Services (refer to PROGRAMS: Transition Services)
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Trauma Recovery: Individual and Group

UnitOne 

UNIT ONE: Male group home for clients between ages 14 and 19 with specialized needs including: lower cognitive levels of functioning (I.Q. between 55-81), functioning on the autism spectrum, inability to be successful in a regular classroom environment. Program ADAPT services are available for youth who have sexual issues or have committed a sexual offense. Youth may also exhibit mental health needs which do not rise to the level of psychoses. This is an 8-client unit with increased staff ratio.

Admission restrictions: significant assaultive behavior, significant psychiatric diagnosis, actively suicidal, substantial danger to peers or community

Unit 2

UNIT TWO: Male group home for dependent/delinquent youth between ages 13-19 including those who: have failed within the foster care system, have needs which have not been met in a less-supervised setting, are exiting an RTF, Drug & Alcohol or more secure facility, or are in need of transition and/or independent living services. Program ADAPT services are available for youth who have sexual issues or have committed a sexual crime. Youth who are 17 and older may earn their advancement to the Transitional Living Units. Other admission issues may include: truancy, minor substance abuse, incorrigibility in the home, school failure, or theft. Youth may be dealing with other issues that do not rise to the level of being a significant danger to themselves or others in the community.

Admission restrictions: significant assaultive behavior, significant psychiatric diagnosis or psychosis that would hinder treatment

Unit 3 

UNIT THREE: Intensive Supervision/High Impact Program and Emergency Shelter
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SC house

SOUTH CAMPUS: Group home for females ages 13 to 19 including those who: have failed within the foster care system, have unmet needs in a less-supervised setting, are exiting an RTF, Drug & Alcohol, or more secure facility. They may still be in need of services, transition, or independent living services. Youth who are 16 and older may earn advancement to the Transitional Living Units. Other admission issues may include: truancy, minor substance abuse, incorrigibility in the home, school failure, theft, victim issues, or APPLA. Youth may be dealing with other issues which do not result in the client's becoming a significant danger to themselves, peers, or others in the community. Program ADAPT services are available for appropriate clients.

Admission restrictions: significant assaultive behavior, significant psychiatric diagnosis or psychosis that would hinder treatment

REFERRALS:
Group Home Care and Transitional Living - Pamela Marsh (814-734-4951)

Emergency Shelter and
Intensive Supervision/High Impact Program - Kristy Cole-Prenatt
-----------------------------------------------(814-734-4951
or, after hours: 814-734-9909)

 

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