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Individuals younger than age 18 who have violated federal or state laws or municipal or local ordinances; who, without just cause, have run away from home; who are beyond the control of parents, guardians or other custodians; who have engaged in indecent or immoral conduct; who have been habitually truant or, while in school, continually and overtly defiant of school rules and regulations; or who have violated any lawful order of the court.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Catholic Charities - Paradise Counseling OfficeSmall personalized licensed outpatient psychiatric clinic: individual therapy, couple therapy, martial therapy, family therapy. Services for child, adolescents and adults, especially those with very low incomes. Services include: - Professional counseling in a wide spectrum of problem areas: depression, anxiety, stress, marital and family issues, child/parent issues, counseling for dealing with physical illness, history of trauma, as well as other mental disorders including bipolar, schizophrenia and personality disorders (Not licensed for drug and alcohol treatment) - Psychiatry services for medication management - Trauma informed Care - Trauma Focused - CBT - Psychiatric Evaluations - Child & Adolescent PsychiatristAdamsCatholic Charities - Paradise Counseling OfficeCatholic Charities Diocese of Harrisburg
Chester County Youth Center - Electronic Home MonitoringThe Electronic Home Monitoring Program is a cost effective alternative to secure detention for alleged / adjudicated delinquents. The program is administered in cooperation with the Juvenile Probation Department.The purpose of electronic monitoring use is to allow juveniles to be released from detention to return home where they will have limited access to the community, but still able to attend school, work, or be involved in approved activities. The program shall function at the direction of the court under an agreement between the juvenile, parent / guardian and the court.ChesterChester County Youth Center - Chester; West ChesterChester County Youth Center
Chester County Youth Center - Evening Reporting CenterEvening Reporting Center Program makes an effort to keep youth in their home communities by providing meaningful community based interventions as an alternative to secure detention. The program is a collaborative effort designed to work closely with schools, parents / families and other community service providers.The program serves Chester County’s pre-adjudicated and adjudicated delinquent adolescent males for six weeks.Youth will be transported to and from the program by ERC staff. Daily activities are very structured and will include snacks and dinner, homework / study time, competency classes, community service, recreation, field trips, and workshops.ChesterChester County Youth Center - Chester; West ChesterChester County Youth Center
Chester County Youth Center - Non-Secure Shelter Respite ProgramThe Non-Secure Shelter Respite Program will provide a non -secure, safe, and structured 48-hour weekend intervention for the recommended length four weekends. The program’s purpose is to provide a graduated response to violation of supervision while at the same time, provide age appropriate activities including, life skills, competency development programs, and recreation. The youth will be encouraged to bring homework to complete during the program or those areas of academics identified as needing support will be provided. The staff will provide structure and accountability while addressing the physical, emotional, and social needs of each resident.ChesterChester County Youth Center - Chester; West ChesterChester County Youth Center
Chester County Youth Center - Secure Detention ServicesSecure Detention Services provides temporary, secure, and safe custody to youth who are involved in the juvenile justice system process. All detention services and programs are designed to promote the health and well-being of the youth committed to its care. The secure detention services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. These year-round services include: Case management Classroom instruction Counseling Drug and alcohol assessments Family visiting hours Indoor / outdoor recreational activities Medical and dental care Optional religious counseling Psychological and psychiatric servicesChesterChester County Youth Center - Chester; West ChesterChester County Youth Center
Chester County Youth Center - Weekend Respite ProgramThe Weekend Respite Program operates from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening and provides non-secure supervision for both dependent, and alleged or adjudicated delinquent female youth. Competency programs, educational support, counseling, and other age appropriate and informative programming is provided.ChesterChester County Youth Center - Chester; West ChesterChester County Youth Center
Independent Living at George Street, Children's Home of YorkChildren's Home of York's Independent Living at George Street Program is a community-based Independent Living (IL) Program for adolescent males aged 15 to 18. Serving dependent and delinquent males, our IL Program operates in a therapeutic milieu employing Sanctuary® principles and equips residents with the skills necessary to function as a positive, productive citizens -— in the family, workplace, and community. Following an Ansell Casey Life Skills Assessment, each resident participates in individualized independent living curriculum focused on instruction, assistance, positive therapeutic mediation, modeling, and real-life experience. In addition, clients residing at George Street work on developing pro-social, anger management, and conflict resolution skills. YorkChildren's Home of YorkChildren's Home of York
New Life Youth and Family Services - Residential ProgramsNew Life Youth and Family Services, is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian organization that offers multi-services to delinquent and dependent youth, ages 11-18, and their families. Our location helps assure families from Montgomery and surrounding counties that they will have an opportunity to participate in family counseling. This can be coupled with a Home Visitation program that monitors a client's progress. Successful reentry into the Community may be assisted by a variety of other programs offered through: New Life Alternative School (continued educational and counseling services while living at home), Foster Care, Independent Living, and the Salford Academy of Innovative Learning in Harleysville and West Chester. Program Components: Traditional Behavioral Incentive or Life Skills Emphasis programming. Both Long and Short Term Programming with Transitional Services to assist returning home or to Independent Living or Foster Care Program. An educational program helping to rectify credit deficiencies by operating year round; fully accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for regular, remedial, and special education. Clinical staff who carefully plan and monitor the treatment of each client. Individual, group, and family counseling. Balanced and Restorative Justice initiative. Occupational skills training in Automotive Technology, Graphic Arts, Computer Science, and Woodworking. Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and intramural sports; interscholastic sports include soccer, basketball and baseball. Employment opportunities for making restitution and/or preparing for Independent Living. Additional Services: Drug & Alcohol Services. Assessment, off-grounds Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and Alateen Meetings, Utilization of Out-Patient Services, and Individual Counseling. Anger Management Therapy Group, Advanced Group (upon recommendation of Treatment Team at an additional fee). Sex Offenders Therapy Group (upon recommendation of Treatment Team at an additional fee). Victims of a Sexual Offence Therapy Group (upon recommendation).MontgomeryNew Life Youth and Family Services - Montgomery; SchwenksvilleNew Life Youth and Family Services
New Life Youth and Family Services - West Chester Day TreatmentNew Life's West Chester Day Treatment is a therapeutic program serving adolescent males and females who have been referred Chester County Children Youth and Family, or Juvenile Probation or the students home school district. A team approach is utilized to provide individual, group, and family counseling, educational services, and independent life skills training. The goal of these services is to help the young person improve competency and accountability in the school, family and community in a manner beneficial to all. The specific goal for each student is developed individually in an Individual Service Plan. In most cases, that goal is to return to public school and graduate. CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES -Documentation of client/family progress and treatment planning via monthly reports. -Provision of information for court/administrative reviews, school meetings and appearance at such when requested by the referring agent, parent or client -Provision of case reports for each client in accordance with state regulations EDUCATIONAL SERVICES -Students are placed in one of two self-contained classrooms (grades 7-9 and 10-12). -Older students who intend to enter the job market rather than complete their high school education are given the opportunity to prepare for the GED while completing independent life skills course material. Students preparing to go on to college are given the opportunity to prepare for SATs. COUNSELING SERVICES -Individual Counseling: Once per week for 45 minutes; additional time is provided if clients wish to see their counselor or their counselor needs to see them. -Group Therapy: Twice per week; topics are designed to raise students’ consciousness and clarify service. -Family Counseling: Once per month; additional family counseling is available if deemed necessary by the family, the counselor, or the referring agency.ChesterNew Life Youth and Family Services - Chester; West ChesterNew Life Youth and Family Services
The Elevation Project - Youth programProvides mentoring, therapeutic and life skill groups for young people (ages 8 – 18) in the juvenile justice system.PhiladelphiaThe Elevation ProjectThe Elevation Project
VisionQuest - Residential Treatment FacilitiesProvides innovative treatment programs for at-risk youth from out-of-home residential care to community based alternatives. Services in Pennsylvania and other states include: - Residential treatment with flexible lengths of stay and gender-specific programming - Community-based probation and aftercare alternatives - Behavioral health care: outpatient counseling, mobile therapy,wraparound services and therapeutic support services - Assessment centers and shelters to provide a detention alternative for at-risk youth ChesterVisionQuest National, Ltd.VisionQuest National, Ltd.
Youth Advocate Program of Lebanon County - Advocate ServicesProvides services for youth involved with juvenile probation and children and youth services. Youth are matched to an advocate who provides counseling, case management, linkage to needed supports, academic support, etc. Services include community reintegration and truancy services as well.LebanonYouth Advocate Program of Lebanon CountyYouth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP)
Youth Intervention Center - P.U.L.S.E. Weekend ProgramProvides short-term, research/evidence-based treatment heavily reliant on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing to male adjudicated youth in Lancaster County. Participants receive treatment on a weekend-long basis for 5 consecutive weekends that will foster repairing harm to victims, restoring the health and welfare of communities and enable juveniles to become productive and law-abiding members of their communities. Parents/Guardians of participants are encouraged to participate in the program to ensure a continuity of care.LancasterYouth Intervention CenterYouth Intervention Center

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