Day Treatment

Day Treatment

Campus-based Program located at:
Children's Aid Home Programs
1476 N. Center Ave
Somerset, 15501

Programming occurs Monday through Friday from 8:00am-2:30pm

Summer programming is not available.

Admission Criteria:

~ The child must be enrolled in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
~ The child’s behaviors must be assessed by the treatment team to determine suitability within the current program structure and population, IQ +60 and not identified as requiring life skills programming.
~ The child/family must participate in a face-to-face interview and program orientation with treatment team members.
~ The parent/guardian must consent to a release of information to obtain relevant history containing treatment issues and concerns from agencies, schools, and prior service providers for the treatment team to review.
~ The child must be referred by a participating school district.

Program Goals:

~ Identify each child’s strengths and talents.
~ Assist children with achieving goals.
~ Assist children with managing behavioral issues, which interfere with and impair his/her functioning.
~ Assist children in the evaluation of his/her behaviors and development of alternatives for making positive changes.
~ Assist children with involvement in activities and relationships, which are need fulfilling and socially responsible.
~ Assist children with learning and using problem solving/decision making skills.
~ Assist children by planning for and working toward reintegration to public school.
~ Assist children with creating successful experiences to enhance their self-confidence and self-worth.

Online Forms

Contact Information

- Ellen Forney , Program Director
eforney@cahprogram.org

- Melissa Pelesky , Behavior Counselor
mpelesky@cahprogram.org

- Corey Nau , Teacher
cnau@cahprogram.org

Phone: (814) 443-1637
Fax: (814) 445-8481