Child & Adolescent Partial Hospitalization


Children and adolescents from 5 to 18 years of age.  Admission into the program is indicated by:

(1) Child demonstrates acute psychiatric symptoms which if untreated may lead to inpatient care or other out-patient home placement.
(2) Failure to make progress in less restrictive mental health services.
(3) Difficulty functioning in various areas of the child’s life.



Call 724.226.0600 extension 305.


A multi-disciplinary, time-limited, intensive psychiatric treatment program.  The goal is to identify problems preventing a child or adolescent from functioning successfully in school, address these problems, and assist in transitioning back into the school environment. 


Through a partnership between Family Services of Western Pennsylvania and Highlands School District, this program was developed to offer a unique alternative to children in need of intensive treatment to address social, emotional behavioral needs.