Intensive Adolescent Day Treatment

The Intensive Adolescent Day Treatment Program provides therapeutic services to both boys and girls between ten (10) and eighteen (18) years of age. Referrals can be made to your local PA Treatment & Healing Center.

PA Treatment & Healing’s Intensive Adolescent Day Treatment (IADT) Program is a licensed program by the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OHMSAS). We provide Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) Exception Services. The Intensive Adolescent Day Treatment Program is MA approved and credentialed with CCBH NC, CCBH CMP, and CCBH NE.

Treatment is delivered in a Center based setting. We utilize a Normative Systems approach to provide a safe, structured environment with out Path of Life, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model to guide each youth on their therapeutic Path to Change.

Youth typically receive several hours of treatment each day such as: group therapy, individual therapy, social activities, therapeutic recreation, and more.

Weekly family counseling is provided to equip, train, and counsel parents, youth and their families in our Relationship-Based therapeutic model.

All services are child-centered, family focused, community-based, multisystemic and collaborative, culturally competent and offered in the least restrictive and intrusive setting as possible.


The MA Approved Intensive Adolescent Day treatment Program is offered at the Following PA Treatment & Healing Locations:

Bloomsburg (570) 387-1051
East Stroudsburg (570) 517-7153
Honesdale (570) 251-0255
Lehighton (610) 377-8870
Milton (570) 742-7025
Scranton (570) 344-5960
State College (814) 353-8273
Williamsport (570) 321-7860

For additional information on this or any other program please contact:

Jennifer R. Beamer MSW, LSW
Clinical Director


Admission Criteria

  • Medical necessity is determined by a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist.
  • We serve youth who have a primary diagnosis, or other diagnosed behavioral health condition which requires treatment.
  • Our typical population is youth between the ages of 10-18
  • Lower levels of treatment may not be available, appropriate or have been tried unsuccessfully.
  • Youth admitted may present with a variety of internal/external symptoms and have one or more of the following: anxiety, depression, mood swings, parent-child conflict, poor social skills, disruptive behaviors, history of trauma, etc.
  • There are ongoing multiple system of involvement (e.g. parents/family, school, Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, Children and youth
  • The youth has at least one caregiver who is willing to actively participate in the youth’s treatment.
  • Services may also be utilized for youth who are transitioning back into their homes and communities after an out-of home placement.
  • Exceptions are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Program Expectations

  • The youth and family are actively engaged in the development and implementation of the youth’s individualized treatment goals.
  • Parents are engaged in their youth’s treatment through ISPT meetings, progress reports, as well as weekly services to provide parental support and family therapy.
  • Development of interpersonal relationships, daily living skills, healthy decision-making, problem-solving and coping skills.
  • We provide individualized treatment to enable youth and families to effectively manage their mental health symptoms across various settings.
  • Therapy is aimed at reconciling broken family relationships utilizing our unique approach of Relationship-Based CBT
  • Master’s level Clinical Supervisors lead the Treatment team by developing and supervising the therapeutic progress.
  • PATH’s treatment teams consult regularly with licensed psychologists and the agency’s psychiatrist
  • Transportation is provided to and from the treatment center.
  • Crisis intervention services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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