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Posted on: October 18, 2021


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You must apply for this position through the PA Civil Service. The below link will take you directly to the list of open Westmoreland County jobs. Please click "County Fiscal Officer 1 (Local Government). ===> Job Posting

  • Full-time employm...
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Posted on: October 18, 2021

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Suspended Telehealth Regulations

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Pursuant to Act 73 of 2021, the suspension of various regulatory provisions under the state disaster emergency declaration that are currently in effect and which were set to expire on September 30, 2021, are now extended until further notice.  A ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Our Future in Mind: Mental Health Summit

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Mental Health America and IDONTMIND, in partnership with Youtube, present Our Future In Mind: Mental Health Summit, a live free two-day event this November 5 and 6. The first of its kind, this event will give you a front-row seat to the stories behind som...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Local Task Force - Right to Education

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The Local Task Force (LTF) is a committee of concerned and active parents, community members, and educators, brought together to collaboratively ensure that all children with disabilities in Westmoreland County receive the supports and services they need ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

ParentWISE - Upcoming Class: Group Teen Triple P

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Small changes, big difference.

Takes the guesswork out of parenting teenagers!

When: Thursdays, October 7, 2021, to December 2, 2021Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.Where: Zoom

Contact Melodi Janosko at 412.342.2343 or via email.

*Classes and ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

ParentWISE - Upcoming Class: The Incredible Years(R)

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The Incredible Years(R) Parenting Program for Westmoreland County.

It's Incredible! And Fun!Parenting is a lot of hard work! Especially during a Pandemic! Join us to find ways to make parenting easier and fun for both you and your child.

  • Playing to...
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Posted on: September 10, 2021

"The Impact"

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DHS Services Remain Lifelines to Pennsylvanians as Federal Unemployment Comes to an End.

Federal unemployment benefits ended for 558,000 Pennsylvanians on Saturday, Sept. 4. It was the final week for the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensatio...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Supported Housing Fall Trainings

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(These trainings are FREE, but registration is required)

Housing First Model Training

October 19th 10AM-11:30AM

An overview of the Housing First Model which is widely use and most successful approach to services in supportive housing. Learn Housing First pri...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Information from Virtual Job Fair

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MHA-SWPA hosted a Virtual Job Fair on August 27th via ZOOM.

They have made available a recording and loose transcript of available positions.

Download the information here.

See the video here.

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Residential Treatment Curriculum

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When: October 25-28, 2021Where: Adelphoi Village Campus Family Center, 1118 Village Way, Latrobe, PA 15650Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:30p.m.

Lunch will be provided. Light refreshments will be available during breaks.Hotel accommodations ar...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Pennsylvania Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Project

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All Juvenile Services Center Trainings are held from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Cost $20. Lunch is not provided.

Westmoreland County Juvenile Probation Office2771 South Grande Blvd.Greensburg, PA 15601

For more info: 724-830-1816 or&nbs...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

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If you or someone you know in Westmoreland County are facing an eviction or struggling to pay your bills due to Covid related complications, there are funds to help.

These funds are available through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Westmore...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Services for D/HH Children and Adults

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We at PAHrtners Deaf Services are happy to announce our Blended Case Management (BCM) program has expanded to include school-aged children and adolescents from ages 4 – 21. These services are in addition to our already established adult case man...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

TRAIN Pilot Program

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Across Pennsylvania, there are qualified therapists prepared to support individuals who have experienced trauma. Likewise, there are therapists dedicated to supporting ID/A populations. However, there are few providers equipped to offer support through bo...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Support Groups Updates (for Adults)

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Please note: These groups are not therapeutic; they are meant for socialization.

Hope & Healing Support Group (For those recovering from a suicide attempt)

Every 2nd & 4th Monday of every monthTime: 6:00PM-7:30PMLocation: MHA...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs) Survey

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Doors To Wellbeing and Painted Brain are working in collaboration to advance the role of peer-supported psychiatric advanced directives.
We are looking to get a picture of what the Peer Support workforce knows about Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs), a...
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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Crisis Intervention Teams - Graduates

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The Westmoreland County BHDS Office collaborated with Mental Health America SW PA (MHASWPA) and The Southwest Crisis Intervention Teams to complete the first of two Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) Trainings for our first ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Lead Safe Westmoreland

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The Lead Paint Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Program of Westmoreland County.

Additional Info... BH/DS
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Open Positions - Merakey Westmoreland ACT

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What is Merakey?

Merakey is a not-for-profit developmental, behavioral health, and education provider. We offer a variety of services to individuals and communities across the country. We offer these services to 50,000+ people each year at nearly 700 locat...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations - ID and Autism

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Governor Tom Wolf has announced a partnership with Pennsylvania-based Rite Aid Pharmacy to ease access to COVID-19 vaccinations for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. Beginning May 4, people with an intellectual disability, autism, and thei...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

It's All About You...

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Brought to you by Disability Options Network

  • Parenting with a Disability
  • Sexuality
  • Employment
  • Relationships
  • Prevention of Violence
  • Sports/Recreation
  • Advocacy
  • Woman and Healthcare

We want to hear your voice and we want to help you, and others, develop social c...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

"Autism Acceptance Not Awareness..." Article

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As Autism Acceptance month wraps up, ODP shared an article by Dr. Nancy Doyle   published in Forbes that summarizes many of the major perspectives and themes expressed from the Autistic community over the past month. In the arti...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Change in Childline FBI Clearance Result Letters

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PLEASE BE ADVISED as of April 17, 2021, ChildLine has changed the format of the FBI Clearance Result letter.

The major change you will observe in new format is the consolidation of result boxes. Instead of the four checkboxes previously used on the letter,...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

"United for Recovery" - Westmoreland County CSP

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The main goal of CSP is to bring about a new understanding and acceptance of people with mental illness, and to offer support and education so that individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disorders may enjoy a high quality of life in their commun...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Aging Up


Every Monday


(Anyone 18-26 yrs. of age is welcome to attend)

For Zoom link contact Heather McLean.

Download and share the flyer!

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Community Health Clinic, Inc.

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Community Health Clinic, Inc., provides primary care for all ages. 

  • Are you in need of medical or dental care?
  • Do you need a physical for school or work?
  • Do your children need a well visit and immunizations?
  • Do you or do one of your family members ne...
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Posted on: March 16, 2021

The Giving Tree Drop-In Center

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The Giving Tree Drop in center is located in Greenburg, Pa. The center provides peer support, self-help, and resources to promote independence and well-being for transition-age youth (age 16 and 17) and young adults (age 18-30) living with behavioral heal...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Teletherapy for Veterens

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Veteran and First Responder (VFR) Healthcare has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to provide Intensive Outpatient Treatment via telehealth for substance use disorder specifically designed for Veterans and their f...

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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: 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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Posted on: September 29, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

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Persevere PA COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

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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:

Sara Stenger, Administrator, stenges@westmoreland.swsix.comToni Dubovsky-Modar, Administrative Assistant, dubovst@westmoreland.swsix.comPatrick Showman,...

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