Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)
Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) is replacing BHRS formerly known as wraparound services. IBHS provides supports for children, youth or young adults under the age of 21 with mental, emotional or behavioral health needs. To qualify to receive IBHS the child, youth or young adults must have a behavioral health disorder diagnosis. Services can be provided in the home, school or other community setting. IBHS offers a wide array of services that meet the needs of these individuals in their homes, schools, and communities.
What are the steps for my child to receive IBHS?
- Obtain a written order from an individual with a qualifying license.
- An individual with a qualifying license can be: Physician, Physician’s Assistant, Family doctor, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Licensed clinical social worker, Licensed professional counselor, Licensed marriage and family therapist
- Give the written order to an IBHS provider to begin providing services to your child.
- IBHS will then begin with the assessment of your child’s strengths and challenges, the strengths and needs of your family, existing and needed supports for your child and what you need to help your child.
- The written order and assessment will be used to develop your child’s Individual Treatment Plan (ITP). Your child’s ITP includes the goals of your child’s services and the people who are responsible for helping to implement each ITP goal.
IBHS Acronym list:
BC – Behavior consultation
BHT – Behavioral health technician
MT – Mobile therapy
To make a referral, call our IBHS Intake coordinator @ 610-270-0625 ext. 311
Anyone can make a referral: school personnel, mental health professionals, family members, etc..