Child & Family Services

Prestera's Child and Family Services deliver comprehensive assistance to children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral, or substance abuse challenges. Our dedicated team collaborates closely with the individuals and their families to formulate personalized treatment plans, tailoring the level of care to address specific needs. Our array of services encompasses office-based, school-based, and in-home interventions. Through a thorough process involving assessment, psychiatric evaluation, medication management, individual therapy, group therapy, and case management, we ensure that the services provided align with the unique requirements and preferences of each family.

Transitional ACT

The team offers various community-based rehabilitation and case management services, including assertive outreach, basic living skills training, general support, assessments, transportation, and connections to mental health, medical, and social services. Eligibility...

Safe At Home

Safe at Home is a grant-funded program in collaboration with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. It targets youths aged 12 to 17 who face the risk of residential placement or are currently placed and require additional community support for...

Juvenile Remediation

The Juvenile Competency Attainment Program, based on evidence, offers educational and training services aimed at helping individuals achieve competency as defined in WV Code §49-4-712 and §49-4-727 through §49-4-735. Referrals come from the court and are handled by...

Children’s Outpatient Services

This initiative delivers office-centered therapeutic support to children aged 4-18 and their families, addressing emotional, behavioral, or substance abuse challenges. Therapists actively involve both the children and their families in crafting personalized treatment...

CSED -Children with Serious Emotional Disorder Waiver

The CSED Waiver program offers assistance to children grappling with severe emotional disorders by enabling them to remain with their families in a supportive home environment while accessing necessary services to enhance their well-being. Targeting families with...

ESMH (Expanded School Mental Health)

The Expanded School-Based Mental Health (ESMH) program is designed to operate throughout the regular school year, offering three tiers of services. Tier 1 services encompass two Universal Prevention Programs, which are accessible to 80% of the student population and...

Innerchange

The Innerchange Program is a comprehensive outpatient initiative designed to span 6-8 weeks, catering to middle and high school students grappling with behavioral and psychological challenges. These include, but are not restricted to, moderate to severe depression or...

Project INTER-CEPT

INTER-CEPT, short for Interventions Needed to End Recidivism-Critical Entry Point Treatment, aims to enhance collaboration between the mental health and juvenile justice systems. Project INTER-CEPT's objective is to ensure that young individuals requiring behavioral...

Regional Youth Service Center (RYSC)

The Regional Youth Service Center (RYSC) serves as a hub of excellence, coordinating various community-based services to foster meaningful partnerships with families and youth. Its overarching aim is to enhance youth's functioning within their homes, schools, and...

Quiet Minds- First Episode Psychosis (FEP)

Quiet Minds is a grant funded program, specifically designed for early detection and treatment of first episode psychosis. It offers a comprehensive treatment approach tailored to individuals experiencing their initial episode of a psychotic illness. This program...

Regional Partnership Grant (RPG)

The West Virginia Regional Partnership for Children and Families Affected by Substance Abuse offers services aimed at enhancing the well-being of children up to the age of 12 and their families who are affected by substance abuse. These families must be under CPS...

School-Based Services

The School-Based program offers services to children and families in specific elementary, middle, and high schools across Cabell, Kanawha, Boone, Wayne, and Lincoln Counties. It delivers on-site assessment, individual, and family therapy. Additional services like...

Wraparound

Children’s Wraparound is a grant-funded program administered by BHHF, sharing core principles with the Safe at Home initiative. Unlike Safe at Home, referrals do not require involvement from the Department, and there's no need for an open case with the department....

Medication Refill Line

The Medication Refill Line is an automated system enabling clients to leave medication refill requests and details about prior authorizations for medications. Medical Assistants staff the refill line, retrieving call requests daily and processing them for provider...