Vision

To be a culturally competen leader in providing services and supports that enhance the quality of life of Pennsylvaninas living with Austims Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and to support and educate their families and caregivers.

Mission

To form strategic allegiances with strategic partners to create a clinically integrated model to support individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) across the spectrum. OBH will carry out its mission by increasing the availability of services and support that address cultural and linguistic factors that lead to disparity in accessing essential mental health services, particularly for the Hispanic/Latino community and by collaborating with the Department of Public Welfare (DPW), the Bureau of Autism (BAS), the ASERT collaborative (Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training), the Department of Education and counties’s Offices of Intellectual Disabilities.

Values

  • Support and improve the quality of life of those living with autism across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan.
  • Support and educate families of individuals living with autism.
  • Utilize individual and family strengths in planning for and implementing support interventions.
  • Recognize the individual and family members as active participants in the treatment process rather than as passive recipients.
  • Teach individuals and their families the tools necessary to live as independent and be as self-sufficeint as possible.
  • Provide a culturally competent workplace that encourages staff growth and promotes employee satisfaction.
  • Provide ethical, collaborative and professionally accountable services in a compassiobate, consumer-centered environment.

Counties Served

Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northhampton, Schuylkill

Adams Allegheny Armstrong Beaver Bedford Berks Blair Bradford Bucks Butler Cambria Cameron Carbon Centre Chester Clarion Clearfield Clinton Columbia Crawford Cumberland Dauphin Delaware Elk Erie Fayette Forest Franklin Fulton Greene Huntingdon Indiana Jefferson Juniata Lackawanna Lancaster Lawrence Lebanon Lehigh Luzerne Lycoming McKean Mercer Mifflin Monroe Montgomery Montour Northampton Northumberland Perry Philadelphia Pike Potter Schuylkill Snyder Somerset Sullivan Susquehanna Tioga Union Venango Warren Washington Wayne Westmoreland Wyoming York

Team

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Robert Carvajal

Director

Anne Carvajal

Shaun Williams