Valley Youth House - Functional Family Therapy

Valley Youth House - High Point Boulevard - Bethlehem

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United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceFunctional Family Therapy is an outcome-driven, nationally and internationally utilized, family-based approach to working with youth with behavioral health needs who display disruptive conduct and a range of deliquent or other maladaptive behaviors. Utilizes specific techniques to engage and motivate families and especially deals with the intense negative affect (anger, hopelessness) that prevents change. Additional phases and techniques improve family communication and conflict resolution, problem solving skills and provides them with better access to other system resources.
Geographical AreaLehigh, Northampton
Intake ProcedureReferrals from: Northampton and Lehigh County Children Youth and Family Services, Northampton County Juvenile Probation, schools, hospitals, other community agencies, self-referral
Client Information
EligibilityFamilies who have an at risk youth between the ages of 10-18 who have a mental health diagnosis (MA funded clients only). Child must be exhibiting or is at risk for Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Disruptive Behavior Disorder, substance abuse, delinquency or violence. Families must agree to participate in services.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone. Funding comes from Northampton and Lehigh County Offices of Children, Youth and Family Services, Northampton County Office of Juvenile Probation and Magellan Behavioral Health Services
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Michael Ramsey
Contact's Phone 610-820-0166
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 3400 High Point Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, Zip Bethlehem, PA 18017
Main Phone 610-820-0166
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Valley Youth House
Affiliated Program: Valley Youth House - High Point Boulevard - Bethlehem
This Service: Valley Youth House - Functional Family Therapy
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Family Counseling (RF-2000)
Outpatient Mental Health Facilities (RM-6500)