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If you are referring a minor, you MUST have consent from the parent/legal guardian. By filling out this form you are confirming that you have been authorized to make a referral to YAS.

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If you believe you, or someone you know, would benefit from our community/school based, family friendly behavioral health services please fill out the referral form to the right. 

Currently, YAS is only accepting clients with a Medicaid Managed Care Plan as their primary insurance provider. Coverage must be provided through one of these five Medicaid Managed Care Plans: CareSource, Buckeye Health, Paramount, Molina, United Healthcare Community Plan.

You may also make a referral by calling our office at 614.258.9927 from 8:30am - 5:00pm M-F. We are also available to answer any questions about the services we provide and how we can best meet the needs of our potential clients. 

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 home, substitute care setting, school, and in the community.

​YAS provides the following services and interventions to 4 to 65+ year olds:

  • Individual Counseling

  • Group Counseling

  • Family Counseling

  • Family Support/ Education

  • Family Reunification Counseling

  • Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment

  • Mental Health Assessment

  • Therapeutic Play

  • 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 Medication Management

  • 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) 

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