Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS)
CBHS is an accredited array of mental health programs serving the child and
adolescent population employing over 400 staff. Various levels of programs are offered from acute psychiatric hospitalization
to residential and educational placements.
All services are performed by trained and educated professional staff
with a focus on evidence-based practices, all with the goal of providing the
greatest opportunity for the individual in care.
All programs are accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the Pennsylvania Departments of Public
Welfare, Education, and Human Services.
Children’s Behavioral Health Center (DCBHC) is a 33-bed acute psychiatric
hospital for boys and girls, ages 6 through 18. DCBHC is a stabilization program for those individuals with that present
a danger to themselves or to others. With
a short-term, structured program, the child is given the needed skills that can
enable them to return to their home, community or to a lesser level of care.
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Schools for Children with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges provide a supportive and nurturing environment for children
and youth who have social, emotional and behavioral problems with associated
learning difficulties or autism. All
three of our schools focus on the personal needs of each student, assessing his/her
strengths and challenges and creating an individualized plan to help them grow
and succeed both academically and socially.
The Devereux CBHS schools also use the School Wide - Positive Behavior
Intervention and Support (SW-PBIS), a systems approach for establishing the social culture and individual
behavior supports needed for schools to be effective learning environments for
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Treatment Programs offer mental health care services to boys and girls, ages
9 through 18, with behavioral and emotional challenges. Within Devereux’s CBHS residential programs,
a positive behavior approach is utilized with a goal of the child’s reintegration
into the community as well as reunification with the individual’s family. All individuals must meet medical
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