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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Request for Proposal - Modified ACT Services

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Beacon Health Options of PA (Beacon), in partnership with Southwest Behavioral Health Management (SBHM) and Westmoreland County BHDS, are requesting proposals (RFP) for the provision of a Modified Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) services for ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Westmoreland Co. Emergency BH Team seeks Chaplain


The Westmoreland County EBH (Emergency Behavioral Health) Team (previously DCORT) is currently seeking a Chaplain volunteer that can assist with us getting credentialed online for CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management). The individual will be required...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Westmoreland Co. BHDS is seeking Advisory Board Members

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Westmoreland Co. BHDS is seeking to fill four (4) seats on their Advisory Board.

  • Physician
  • Professional in the field of Religion
  • Citizen's Organization
  • Educator

Mission: It is the mission of the Westmoreland County Behavioral Health/Developmental Serv...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Virtual Monthly Webinar Series

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Improving Patient-Provider Communication for Autistic Individuals With Complex Communication Needs

presented by

David McNaughton, Ph. D.Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education, Penn State University 

Date: ...

Virtual Seminar

Posted on: January 25, 2021

Westmoreland County IDD Interactive Info Fair

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Shine the Light on our Neighborhood Resources

Join us for a Beautiful Day in our Neighborhood!

When: Saturday, April 10, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Where: Twin Lakes Park, Activity Center and Pavilion 7

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Inclusionary Series of Virtual Trainings

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Series One: LGBTQ+ 101

January 27, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Trainer: Ted Hoover, Persad Center

Every month on the fourth Wednesday until June 23, 2021.

  • Jan 27, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Feb 24, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Mar 24, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Apr 28, 2021 01:00 PM
  • May 26, 2021 01:00...
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Posted on: January 14, 2021



We are here to help you succeed!

What we offer:

  • Career-Focused Workshops
  • Paid Work Experience placement
  • Job placement assistance
  • GED assistance
  • Post-Secondary Education planning
  • Permit/Driver's Licsense assistance
  • $$ Stipends & Incentives for partici...
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CareerSTEPS link BH/DS
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Psychiatry & Outpatient Therapy in Sign Language Available Virtually

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"We are aware that isolation from covid-19 protocols and stress from recent political unrest are impacting members of our community.  It is our goal to serve these individuals, across the state, in the safest way possible.  As such,...

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PAHrtners Link BH/DS
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Opening - New Foundations Support Worker


WCA is currently seeking full-time and part-time Support Staff Workers for our New Foundations program. This position is responsible for providing supportive services to the participants of the New Foundations Program. This position could be regularly ass...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

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Persevere PA COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

Do you feel...




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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Becoming a Geriatric Competent Clinician


Webinar Training Series

February 17 - June 21, 2021

25 Hours of FREE CEUs!

The training consists of a series of TEN webinars that cover a wide range of topics that are specific to the Behavioral Health needs of the Geriatric population (see attached for date...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webinar Series

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Speakers: Kathleen T. Mitchell, MHS, LCADC and Renee M. Turchi, MD, MPH, FAAP

November 4, 202012:00 to 1:00 pmFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: The Leading Known Cause of Prenatal Brain DamageRegister

January 6, 202112:00 to 1:00 pmFetal Alcohol Spectrum Di...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19

For emergencies, please contact the 24 Hour Crisis Hotline at 1-800-836-6010.

Otherwise, please contact:

Dirk Matson, BHDS Administrator 724-787-1634, matsond@westmoreland.swsix.comToni Dubovsky-Modar, Administrative Assistant,

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