Behavioral Health Publications

This web page contains booklets and brochures for the ID community that pertain to the behavioral wellness of an individual with ID.

Understanding Behavior

PDF PublicationDescription
Accessing Behavioral Health and/or
Substance Use Services in Southeastern PA
This publication was created as a guide to assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their supporters in accessing behavioral health and/or substance use services in Southeastern PA. The information provided includes:
  • How to Access Services
  • Managed Care information
  • Available Services provided by County Behavioral Health-Managed Care Organizations
  • Crisis Center Hotline Information
Accessing Crisis Services and Supports in Southeastern PA This brochure provides an overview of the warning signs of someone in a crisis, service and support options as well as how to access programs that assist in recovery and promote a healthy everyday life.
Behavior Specialist Behavior Plans Booklet This booklet describes Behavioral Consultation Services such as what a Behavior Specialist can do for you and the model for the development of a good Behavior Plan.
Caregiver Strategy Tips
Anxiety Disorders
Depressive Disorders
Mania
Psychosis

Tips on caregiver strategies in supporting individuals with an intellectual disability and anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, mania and psychosis.

Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Brochure This brochure desribes certified peer specialist services and how these services can be accessed.
Crisis Evaluation Tips This one page tip sheet provides basic crisis evaluation suggestions.
DDX Direct Support Curriculum Training Booklet This booklet provides an overview of the Pennsylvania dual diagnosis direct support curriculum training initiative. An outline of the curriculum, as well as training summaries for each training, is enclosed.
Integrated Health Clinical Review Process Brochure This brochure describes the PCHC Integrated Health Clinical Review process which is designed to provide a comprehensive and holistic overview of the person’s physical, environmental and mental health. This process also aids teams supporting people who have an intellectual disability and mental health challenges in utilizing a Recovery frame work.
Integrated Health Clinical Review Process Brochure for Bucks County This brochure describes the PCHC Integrated Health Clinical Review process for individuals registered in Bucks County. The Integrated Health Clinical Review is designed to provide a comprehensive and holistic overview of the person’s physical, environmental and mental health. This process also aids teams supporting people who have an intellectual disability and mental health challenges in utilizing a Recovery frame work.
Integrated Health Clinical Review Process Brochure for Chester County This brochure describes the PCHC Integrated Health Clinical Review process for individuals registered in Chester County. The Integrated Health Clinical Review is designed to provide a comprehensive and holistic overview of the person’s physical, environmental and mental health. This process also aids teams supporting people who have an intellectual disability and mental health challenges in utilizing a Recovery frame work.
Principles of Everyday Lives and Recovery The purpose of this brochure is to outline the basic principles of a recovery oriented system for a dually diagnosed individual. This brochure includes a brief Quality of Life questionnaire that can help facilitate team and individual discussions.

 

The term Dual Diagnosis refers to a person who has an intellectual disability and a mental health challenge.
DISCLAIMER: Information and education provided by PCHC is intended as general information only and is not all inclusive or intended to replace physical, dental or behavioral health advice. If you believe that you, or someone you support, have physical, dental or behavioral health issues, please seek professional advice.