Posted on: March 17, 2023
The PTSD Project has trained professionals in the state of Pennsylvania. We help students use the resources the PTSD Project provides to develop a better understanding and familiarize themselves with the symptoms and treatment of PTSD. &...Read on...
Posted on: March 15, 2023
Join in one of the Q & A sessions, virtual or in person, to learn about what changes are being made to the Base Service Unit and how it is part of our "no wrong door " approach.
See the flyerRead on...
Posted on: March 6, 2023
Westmoreland County BH/DS and Achieving True Self is proud to offer a Healthy Start for Families Training!
Posted on: March 2, 2023
March 22,2023 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.
Greensburg Salem Middle School Auditorium
301 North Main Street, Greensburg, PA
Posted on: February 15, 2023
This Coordinated Entry System will begin with the County’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (BHDS) partnering with United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania and PA 211 Southwest (211). The Base Service Unit (the entry way into ment...Read on...
Posted on: February 13, 2023
Details about the Pittsburgh event:
- Audience: Young Adults, recommended ages 14-25
- Location: Peterson Event Center, University of Pittsburgh
- Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
- Time: 10:00 am
- Tickets are free: Requ...
Posted on: December 20, 2022
PTSD Coordinator: Ariel James724-830-1815
Location: Westmoreland Co. Juvenile Probation, 2771 S. Grande Blvd., Greensburg, PA 15601
PTSD Signs & Symptoms
Date: January 26, 2023Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Registration fee: $20.00Register
PTSD Project Website
Posted on: December 15, 2022
Self-Determination Housing of Pennsylvania (SDHP) has upcoming webinars for January - March 2023.
- Prepared Renter Education Program (PREP) 3-Part Series
- Navigating Housing for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
- Tenants' Rights: Fair Housing an...
Posted on: December 8, 2022
The group will use cognitive behavioral techniques, mindfulness, expressive arts, and body-oriented exercises. Each session will include an educational/structured piece along with time for open conversation. The goals of this group are:
(1) to understand t...Read on...
Posted on: December 7, 2022
DUTIES: This is a highly specialized professional position responsible for the development, initiation and integration of PA Department of Human Services and Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services mandated initiatives and programs, and those...Read on...
Posted on: December 6, 2022
PA Care Partnership and the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) have partnered with OCYF to add to the existing PA Care Partnership contract with Lakeside Global. As a result, Lakeside Global has added funds to allow free trauma ...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2022
November 30, 2022
Comprehensive recommendations provided by the Abuse/Neglect Registry Taskforce for statutory and operational changes required to close gaps in Pennsylvania’s protective services systems for adults with disabilities and and older...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2022
Occupational Therapy at Achieving True Self can help your child:
- Improve self-care skills such as dressing, toileting, and feeding
- Increase sensory regulation to better perform daily living tasks
- Participate in play activities
- Strengthen gross and h...
Posted on: November 30, 2022
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service. The Affordable Connectivity Program provides:
- Up to $30/month discount for broadband service;
- A one-time discount o...
Posted on: December 1, 2022
Westmoreland Co. BHDS is seeking to fill three (3) seats on their Advisory Board.
- Licensed Social Worker
- Professional in the field of Religion
Mission: It is the mission of the Westmoreland County Behavioral Health/Developmental Services...Read on...
Posted on: November 7, 2022
Prevent Suicide PA is once again hosting the annual PSA contest for high school students. This is a great opportunity to engage students in a dialogue around suicide prevention, the importance of positive messaging, and communicating effectively. Staff wh...Read on...
Prevent Suicide PA
Posted on: October 25, 2022
On Tuesday, October 18, 2022, the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS), as part of the monthly stakeholder meeting, conducted a Telehealth Question & Answer presentation with special focus on the new verbal consent requirement...Read on...
Posted on: October 14, 2022
Pennsylvania has been an active participant in the Governor’s Challenge: To Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans and Their Families. OMHSAS is pleased to share the opportunity to offer Military Cultural Competency Training provided by Psych Arm...Read on...
Posted on: October 7, 2022
Wesley Family Services is part of a statewide effort looking for additional ways to improve the lives of people experiencing first episode psychosis. One of those efforts is ENGAGE (Educate, Navigate Grow and Get Empowered). ENGAGE involves explorin...Read on...
Posted on: September 20, 2022
PA Care Partnership will be hosting eight (8) Coach Approach to Adaptive Leadership Training through April 2023. There is no cost to attend the training.
For more information.Questions can be directed to Mark Durgin.
Register to reserve yo...Read on...
Posted on: September 19, 2022
PADDC is seeking nominations for Council members who are:
- Individuals with developmental disabilities
- Parents of children with developmental disabilities
- Family members of adults with developmental disabilities
The PA Developmental Disabilities Coun...Read on...
Posted on: July 15, 2022
CANDLE, Inc presents Reality Tour.
Reality Tour is an evidence-based drug prevention program that educates both parent and child together. This unforgettable, interactive experience brings families closer together, teaches health coping skills, and shows t...Read on...
Posted on: July 5, 2022
Certain families who are eligible for Pennsylvania’s Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) program retroactively for the 2021-2022 school year due to COVID-19-related absences have begun to receive benefits. P-EBT, whi...Read on...
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Peer Support Services (PSS) are specialized supportive interventions conducted by a Certified Peer Specialist (CPS). A CPS is a selfidentified individual who currently or previously received behavioral health services and is trained and certified to offer...Read on...
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Register Today! Type "YMHFA" in the Search Term field to find upcoming dates.Space is limited. Free for Westmoreland County residents.
Questions? Contact Marissa Rega.
- July 19
- September 15
- October 13
Posted on: May 5, 2022
Effective September 1, 2022, there will be changes to the Medicaid physical health managed care plans available in Pennsylvania. These changes only apply to people who get their Medicaid through the physical HealthChoices system – they do not ap...Read on...
Posted on: April 4, 2022
Harrison City / Irwin Area.Enhanced Personal Care Home
Now hiring full-time for evening and overnight shifts.$16/hour to start plus Paid TrainingPaula Teacher is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Responsibilities:Passing medications, staying with each resident ...Read on...
Posted on: July 22, 2021
IN-PERSON SUPPORT GROUPS
Please note: These groups are not therapeutic; they are meant for socialization.
Hope & Healing Support Group (For those recovering from a suicide attempt)
Every 2nd & 4th Monday of every monthTime: 6:00PM-7:30PMLocation: MHA...Read on...
Posted on: July 20, 2021
Doors To Wellbeing and Painted Brain are working in collaboration to advance the role of peer-supported psychiatric advanced directives.
We are looking to get a picture of what the Peer Support workforce knows about Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs), a...