IBHS Program

IBHS Program Goals:

• Overall improvement of Clinical Symptoms
• Keep children & youth in their homes
• Decrease the need for hospitalization or a higher level of care (CRC, PHP, Inpatient, Residential)
• Enhance a sense of Competency for the client & family in the home & school settings
• Improve School attendance & Advancement to the next grade level



Services Offered through the IBHS Program

Individual Services:

• Behavioral Consultation-lead clinicians on the team responsible for creating, monitoring, adjusting the client’s treatment plan to address the ongoing behavioral needs of the clients
• Mobile Therapy-responsible for addressing the social/emotional needs of the client; conducts weekly sessions with in home or in school-setting
• Behavioral Health Technicians-responsible for the daily implementation of the client treatment plan; provides 1: 1 support in the school-setting, home-setting, & in the community
• Care Coordination- address case management needs & crisis management assistance, & care coordination across agencies/parties
• Family Peer Specialists- empower & support the client and family system through every aspect of treatment


Group Services
• Group Mobile Therapy- provides weekly behavioral & skills-training therapy for groups of identified students in the school-setting



Program Admission Criteria

  • School-aged children, youth, and young adults ages 3-21, attending one of our assigned Cluster Schools. Please check to see if your child’s school is on CORA’s list by Calling our program Admin Assistant, Damon Mayfield
  • Those who have Medical Assistance insurance (Keystone First, Aetna Better Health, Health Partners, United Healthcare (Community Plan))
  • Those struggling with serious/chronic behavioral, emotional or behavioral issues
  • Those struggling with specific skill deficits, whom could benefit from skills-training
  • Those having a diagnosis of ASD, ADHD, ODD, Conduct Disorder NOS (and other diagnoses if they lead to the above challenges) or those whom would meet the criteria for such diagnoses


Making a Referral to our IBHS program

  • Request a referral packet and send the completed packet to:

Damon Mayfield at (215) 701-2520 or at dmayfield@coraservices.org



Program Leadership Contact Information:
Traci Neary
Clinical Director, Clinical Services Division
215-701-2639 (O)

Chuk Akaluka, Vice President, Clinical Services Division
 215-701-2500 (O), (215) 828-9068 (M)

Next Steps, What to Expect:
• Parent/guardian will be contacted by our Intake Specialist to schedule a Level of Care Assessment (LOC) within 5 business days.
• The Level of Care Assessment will be conducted to determine if a client is appropriate for IBHS.
• Services will commence upon Community Behavioral Health (CBH) approval