positive behavior support Celebrating 30 years

While our response to COVID-19 has changed the way we are doing things, our services to West Virginia families will continue via telehealth. All interactions will be conducted remotely via phone, email, or video conferencing. In person trainings are being revised and some will be offered remotely with prior registration. Please contact us with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience and flexibility.

Phone: 855-558-4296
Email: pbs@hsc.wvu.edu

Client Services

The PBS program offers a range of individualized services to persons with serious emotional disturbances who are at risk for out of home placement.

Follow each link below for more information and/or to apply for these services.

  • A one-hour telehealth session to discuss specific ways to implement PBS strategies.
  • Fun interactive process that focuses on the individual’s dream and what they want for their future. Helps develop goals and create an action plan to increase their quality of life.
  • Staff will conduct a functional behavior assessment, create a Positive Behavior Support Plan (PBSP) with the person and their team and then train the team on the PBSP. This service is conducted with several home visits over a 3-5 month period.

Please note that while program staff will make every effort to review referrals and provide services quickly, the PBS Program is not equipped to accommodate emergency situations.

If you need an accommodation accessing any of the following forms, please contact pbs@hsc.wvu.edu.