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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Ligonier Valley Learning Center


There's so much on their web site that you really need to GO THERE to absorb it all. Here's a blurb:

TYPE OF SERVICE: Therapeutic Staff Support Services (TSS)

TSS services are supportive, time-limited, one-to-one planned behavioral health interventions directed by a detailed treatment plan. TSS services are to be used for children/adolescents who have been diagnosed with serious emotional disturbance, for whom it is determined that use of professional services alone (e.g. outpatient psychotherapy, Mobile Therapy, or family based rehabilitation services) is insufficient to meet established needs. TSS services are to be used when these other resources and services are documented within the psychological or psychiatric evaluation as insufficient or inadequate to meet the needs of the child/adolescent presents social, emotional, or behavioral issues that result in impairment that substantially interferes with or limits the child/adolescent's role or functioning in family, school, or community activities. The services may be provided in a variety of settings, including the child/adolescent's own home, day care center, school, adoptive or foster home, including a group home, and non-secure juvenile justice placement.

The TSS worker assists in the implementation of planned one-to-one interventions, and planned interventions involving the child/adolescent and family jointly, as designated on the treatment plan. These services are not intended to assist children/adolescents and their families in dealing with the normal and expected behaviors related to the child/adolescent's stage of growth and development.

12 comments:

liggy girl said...

My girl friend works out there and they do amazing things and help lots of people. When it was the learning center daycare. I attended there. My uncle built that building (least I think so, I get mixed up in details sometimes) and the mini mall they built and owned, now it has changed hands. When I went to the bellydancing in the bank part I was amazed at the delicious wood floors and wood beams so inviting and perfect for yoga!

Unknown said...

We were chatting in the office yesterday about the belly dancing over there. MC says she hears it's great. Got me thinking aabout a hookah bar. LOL Can you imagine one in Ligonier?

liggy girl said...

hehe, more culture to ligonier! My buddy owns the one at Indiana (IUP) :) It's awesome and so many flavors and chill atmosphere.

Byron said...

Nope. Don't need a bah with any hookahs.

;-) Said with a propah New England accent. Which is where I'm from, anyway.

liggy girl said...

oh byron you're a stick in the mud.......it's more like a coffee shop.

on a new england note, my auntie and uncle live in bah hahbah maine :-D NOW that's a wicked good accent up there!

Byron said...

Ayuh. I like having fun with the accent. (And yes, I have heard of hookah bars before. It's just that you might get directed somewhere different in Boston if you ask "where can I find a hookah bar?" heh heh)

So where do the men get their haircut in that town in Maine? The Bah Hahbah bahbah shop?

liggy girl said...

Oh I'm sure......byron do you have psds......think that I'm talking and saying that. hehe

Byron said...

I love that one!

liggy girl said...

pack ya cah ....you know tony at the forks is from maine but everyone tries to say he's from Mass....he's a huge red sox fan (sorry byron I am a yankees girl) and I'm like tony where are you from maine.....he's a true mainah accent and all. Cracks me up tho.

Byron said...

So, anyways, back to the Ligonier Valley Learning Centah (err... Center), yes, they are a good organization to work with. They get the best TSSs, and they have a wide variety of services. Rebecca Faulk is easy to work with.

Unknown said...

Not being a parent, I haven't had a chance to work with them, but Debbie Christopher talked about them one day and said they are wonderful.

Marianne McAuliffe said...

"your inner vagabond"---in lawrenceville..hookah bar and music and food...i was under the impressionj that my friends were going to be performing there in november, but can't find it in their schedule.........will have to call them tomorrow......native american flute music duo....NightDancers...