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What Is ABA

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is an Intensive Behavioral Health Service (IBHS) known for improving communication, social skills, self-care, and overall independence through a flexible and individualized approach. ABA therapy is evidence-based and typically covered by insurance companies with a behavioral health diagnosis.

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Formerly recognized as Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) or "wraparound" services, Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) offer personalized mental health support delivered in the home, school, or community setting. Our trained staff work closely with your child on a one-on-one basis to address emotional and behavioral challenges effectively.

Intensive Behavioral Health Services

IBHS offers assistance to individuals aged 21 or younger who are facing mental, emotional, or behavioral health challenges, provided they have received a behavioral health disorder diagnosis. These services are adaptable to various environments, including the home, school, and other community settings.

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How to Receive IBHS-ABA Services in PA

  1. Obtain a written order from a qualified professional holding one of the following licenses:

    1. Physician

    2. Physician's Assistant

    3. Family Doctor

    4. Psychologist

    5. Psychiatrist

    6. Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    7. Licensed Professional Counselor

    8. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

  2. Present this written order to an IBHS provider to initiate services for your child. The IBHS team will commence by conducting an assessment, which includes evaluating your child's strengths and challenges, assessing your family's strengths and needs, identifying existing and necessary supports for your child, and understanding your requirements for assisting your child effectively.

  3. This written order and assessment will serve as the foundation for developing your child's Individual Treatment Plan (ITP), outlining specific service goals and designating responsible individuals for the implementation of each ITP goal.


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