Provides crisis intervention services to
families or caretakers experiencing a crisis with a child. The purpose
of the service is to provide clinical intervention focused on stabilizing
the situation, provide support and guidance to the caretaker and assess
the need for further services. Program features include:
For children age 2 – 17
Provided in the home, school or residential settings such as shelters,
group homes or the detention center.
Includes on-site crisis intervention counseling, training on various
mental health topics, telephone consultation, linkage and referrals.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week including holidays.
Management Services utilize the best practice model called “Wraparound.” Children
and their families participate in the process of creating and updating
a service plan based on their unique strengths, needs, culture, and preferences.
A relationship is established with each child, family and support system.
Case Managers advocate and access services for youth and families to address
their identified needs.
Case Management for children up to the age of
18, or 21 if enrolled in school, who are experiencing
behavioral health problems and/or are at risk
of of home placement. The youth are typically
served by many systems including: welfare, mental
health and substance abuse providers.
Case Management to families referred by the
Broward Sheriff’s Office following an
abuse or neglect allegation. The goal is to
help family’s reduce parenting stress
and prevent subsequent abuse or neglect.
Program: provides support and
linkage to avoid disruptions in foster home
placements and prevent other youth from entering
the foster care system. In addition, the program
supports children transitioning from an out
of home institutional placement, back into the
Henderson Behavioral Health provides a full array of clinical services for
all residents of south Florida. Psychiatry and nursing services include
evaluation and treatment, psychological services and mental health/substance
abuse team services. Services are available in-home or at an outpatient
Out Patient Services
include psychiatric evaluation and medication management services,
Out Patient Services provide twelve (12)
weeks of office-based, individual, family and group therapy.
Community and In-Home Services
Family Counseling Services provides office-based and home-based, individual, family and
- Family Intervention Team provides therapeutic
services to children at risk of psychiatric hospitalization or immediately
following hospitalization to promote stabilization and strengthen
child and family integration.
Family Preservation Program serves families at risk of child abuse/neglect. In-home therapeutic
services support the child and family to prevent a child’s removal
from their home.
is an intensive community-based
treatment model directed at youth involved
in criminal activity and/or exhibiting severe
behavioral concerns at home, school, and in
the community. Information about this treatment
model is available at www.mstservices.com
BRIDGE Project services are for 12-17
year olds who are experiencing emotional/behavioral and substance
use problems. A unique set of services including assessment, case
management, day treatment, residential treatment and in-home therapeutic
interventions are combined to provide an alternative to long-term
YOUTH AND FAMILY
Preventing Unnecessary Placements (PUP) program utilizes the HOMEBUILDERS® Best Practice model to prevent out-of-home placement of children ages 1-17 who have been determined by Broward Sheriff’s Office Child Protective Investigations Section (BSO/CPIS) to be at imminent risk of removal from their home due to abuse, neglect or other reasons such as emotional or behavioral problems.
Responding Effectively to Adolescents and Children at Home (REACH) project provides intensive in-home individual/family therapy, parent to parent support, behavior management and psychiatric services, utilizing the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy/Rational Living Therapy model, to youth, ages 9 to 18 (and through age 21 if enrolled in school), who have severe emotional disturbances (SED) or emotional disturbances (ED).
Project Connect is a family reunification and strengthening program. It provides families who have one or more children (ages birth -17) that have been removed from the home and placed in a foster home or other alternative setting, intensive family based services to promote, facilitate and support timely and stable reunification of the children with their families
Youth Group Homes
Henderson Behavioral Health provides community-based group home services for boys 11-18 years of age who are victims of abuse, neglect and/or abandonment.. Henderson operates three, six-bed group homes. Our homes integrate the children into the local community. The residents attend local schools, are closely supervised and include a schedule of counseling, tutoring, and other services. This is a long-term program where most youth will reach the age of 18 before moving on to independent living. All referrals for this program are received from ChildNet.
Wilson Gardens Transitional Housing Project
Wilson Gardens Transitional Housing Project provides transitional housing, intensive case management, life skills training, and independent living skills for young adult males who have "aged out" of the foster care system, have mental health issues and have not mastered the skills necessary for self-sufficiency. It provides a much needed safety net during this often difficult time of transition into adulthood and decreases their risk of being homeless.