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Behavioral Health Services

Individual, Group & Family Therapy

Individual, Group & Family Therapy are the main services provided at Behavioral Health Services (BHS) and are primarily available to Medicaid-eligible individuals who meet the Washington State priority definitions, determined through the BHS intake process.

Individual Therapy is designed to assist in attaining the goals developed and identified on the service plan. The treatment services are conducted by a mental health professional with individuals and any persons who are natural supports in their lives.

Individual, Group & Family Therapy

Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric Services are primarily available to Medicaid-eligible individuals who meet the Washington State priority definitions.

Clinicians provide psychiatric assessment, medication management and psychotherapy for children, adults and families, with special emphasis on children and adolescents.

Psychiatric Services

Therapeutic Foster Care for Youth

Therapeutic Foster Care for Youth:  Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Placement Program is a comprehensive foster care program in which positive behavioral support methods and environmental structure are provided.

The services are tailored to each child’s needs and are offered in the least restrictive setting possible, including in-home services. BHS serves severely emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children age 4-20, referred by Children’s Administration (DSHS).

Therapeutic Foster Care for Youth

Wraparound with Intensive Services

Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) is designed to provide comprehensive behavioral health services and supports to Medicaid eligible individuals, up to 21 years of age, and their families, with complex behavioral health needs.

The goal of the program is for eligible youth to live and thrive in their homes and communities as well as to avoid or reduce costly and disruptive out-of-home placements.

Goals include:

Wraparound with Intensive Services

Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is an intensive behavioral program for individuals who have obtained a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder from a Center of Excellence and a prescription for Applied Behavior Analysis.

The program provides services for children ages 5 to 12, who display challenging and or aggressive behaviors that impede on their social and academic improvement.

Applied Behavior Analysis

Brief Therapy

Brief Therapy: Brief intervention treatment services are solution-focused and outcome-oriented cognitive and behavioral interventions, intended to resolve situational disturbances.

These services do not require long term treatment and do not include on-going care, maintenance, or monitoring of the individual’s current level of function or assistance with self-care or life skills training.

Brief Therapy

Behavioral Assessment Team

Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT) services are provided at Children’s Village. BAT provides on-site behavior assessment and brief treatment services to children who exhibit challenging behaviors such as severe tantrums, noncompliance, aggression and self-injury.

Treatment is provided in the child’s natural environment (home, school, etc.) whenever possible.

BAT specializes in working with children with developmental delays and other special needs and their families.

Behavioral Assessment Team

Youth Chemical Dependency Assessment & Treatment

Youth Chemical Dependency Assessment & Treatment provides assessments, intakes, group sessions, Level 1 Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient and After-Care. Individual sessions are also offered.

Services are provided for youth between the ages of 10-20. Parents are involved when possible. Services are provided in the office as well as at local schools and at the Yakima County Juvenile Court facility.

The Chemical Dependency Professionals providing these services are specialists in youth treatment.

Youth Chemical Dependency Assessment & Treatment

Primary Care Behavioral Health

Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) is a service provided in the medical clinics by Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs), skilled mental health clinicians who work side by side with medical providers to address the behavioral health needs of the primary care patients at the clinics.

In contrast with specialty mental health services, PCBH integrated services are brief, problem-focused and are often available to primary care patients the same day as their medical appointment.

Primary Care Behavioral Health