Community Services Group - Juvenile Firesetter Assessment Consultation Treatment Services - Lancaster
Community Services Group - Lancaster
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United Way of Lancaster County
Description of Service
Provides therapy to the child and family in home, school and community setting addressing a variety of goals including improved understanding of the relationship between firesetting and destructive behaviors; improved coping skills, feelings management, communication skills, social skills, problem-solving skills and assertiveness skills; improved self-concept; improved understanding of fire science and fire safety; improved home and community safety; as well as enhanced connection to the community.
Provides comprehensive assessment of firesetting behaviors, safety and crisis planning, treatment planning designed to reduce and to eliminate the inappropriate use of fire, fire safety education for the child or adolescent and his/her family and relapse prevention planning.
Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry
Must have a referral from psychological or psychiatric evaluation
Youth ages 5 to 21 years with a history of at least one firesetting incident. Must have active Medical Assistance. Must have engaged in the inappropriate use of fire within the past 6 months or currently at risk for firesetting behaviors; Must have presence of significant mental health and behavioral issues. Family must be open to participate in treatment 12 hours a month.