Through our team of licensed professionals, YAS provides the highest quality of Community Based Behavioral Health Services. These services, offered in Franklin County, are delivered in outpatient settings, including children’s and their family’s natural environments such as their home, substitute care setting, school, and community.
YAS currently collaborates with, and has a presence in, over 120 Franklin County Schools. Referrals to our Behavioral Health Services often arise out of behavior management issues in the classroom as well as other needs that present when children acclimate to school and other life stressors.
The overarching philosophy of YAS’ Community Based Behavioral Health Program is to promote the recovery and resiliency of persons with behavioral challenges or mental health issues through prevention, education, and support services. The goal is to assist the client in developing skills that promote socially appropriate functioning in family, community, and academic settings, following the recovery model of healing.
We provide easy access to faster, simpler, effective and more comprehensive behavioral health care by having in-agency psychiatric services, including medication management.
Funded by the individual’s Medicaid Health Plan, YAS provides the following services and interventions to 4 to 65+ year olds:
Family Support/ Education
Family Reunification Counseling
Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment
Mental Health Assessment
Independent Living Assessment
Early Childhood Mental Health
Home Based Services
LifeBook Group Activities
Full Clinical Assessment
Individual Treatment / Planning
Clinical Social Work
Positive Behavioral Intervention
Public School Special Education Testing Advocacy
School-based Behavioral Interventions and Academic Support
In-Agency Psychiatric Evaluation and
Discharge Planning (including, but not limited to: Transition to Family Home or Foster Family Placement, Support for Treatment Foster Parents, Skills Training for youth, and Supportive Therapy for youth)
If you believe you, or someone you know, may benefit from our Community Behavioral Health Services, please contact us today.
To learn more about how we can individualize your service plan, call our Director of Behavioral Health, Ann Hemphill, at 614.610.4191 or email her at email@example.com.
Or you can start the process right here, right now, and complete our online referral form by clicking the link below.
Based on data from our 2017 Annual Report, the majority of our Behavioral Health clients had the following diagnosis at admission:
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