We would like to share with you good news. We are pleased to inform you that the Behavioral Services Center received the third year of RFP award from the Department of Human Services (DHS), Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (DASA), to deliver transportation and case management services to qualified women and youth to ensure that they receive integrative state-of-the art substance abuse treatment. Thus, we would like to offer qualified clients to receive additional ancillary services free of charge that should increase probability for their successful recovery. In addition, we will continue striving to deliver a range of substance abuse services to clients who are in need of financial assistance by utilizing other DHS funds allocated to us and Medicaid and offering sliding scale fees.
Additionally, we have Substance Abuse Professionals (SAPs) in the office and are currently providing substance abuse evaluations for the Department of Transportation (DOT).
The Behavioral Services Center is a fully licensed outpatient substance abuse treatment facility for adults and adolescents. The agency was founded seven years ago and has three locations total in Cook, DuPage, and Lake Counties: Skokie (primary) and two secondary locations (Bensenville and Libertyville).
The agency employs licensed professional clinical counselors and has contract agreements with several psychiatrists who specialize in adult and adolescent populations. The psychiatrists have affiliations with Northshore University Health system.
Our philosophy is to deliver quality care in individual and group settings by application of cognitive-behavior model in combination with pharmacological treatment. Furthermore, the agency has been promoting integrative treatment to individuals with substance abuse disorders offering biofeedback, mindfulness, harm reduction, and meditation training. The Behavioral Services Center established linkage agreements with Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center and other community agencies and providers to deliver integrative clinical services.
The Behavioral Services Center offers Intensive Outpatient Treatment Groups on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 6pm and 9pm; On Mondays and Wednesdays, between 10:30am and 1:30pm; and on Saturdays between 11am and 2pm.
The Behavioral Services Center accepts a variety of insurance for its substance abuse programs. In particular, the Center is the preferred provider for the Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna Behavioral Health, ComPsych, Humana, United Behavioral Health, and other insurance companies, including Medicare and Medicaid. The substance abuse programs of the Behavioral Services Center are funded by the Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (DASA).
In addition, the Behavioral Services Center also offers Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP). The Intervention groups are offered on Saturdays at 1pm and on Wednesdays at 4pm at the Skokie office and on Mondays at 5pm at the Libertyville Office. The Center is proud recipient of the Cook County RFP to deliver Partner Abuse Intervention Program to indigent clients of the Social Services and Adult Probation Departments of the Circuit Court of Cook County.
The Behavioral Services Center offers a range of other services that include anger management, parenting skills building, mental health evaluations, and counseling/psychotherapy.
The Behavioral Services Center established linkage agreements with local medical centers, substance abuse/psychiatric treatment facilities, and social services agencies. It has been working closely with local AA organizations, Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, and Social Services Department of Niles Township. The agency successfully passed inspections conducted by Department of Human Services/DASA in January of 2010 and Bureau of Domestic & Sexual Violence Prevention in 2010.
The Behavioral Service Center Chicago particularly specializes in:
- Anger management classes and therapy
- Domestic violence classes and therapy
- IOP drug rehabilitation
- IOP substance abuse rehabilitation
- Behavioral therapy and other services
- Teenage rehabilitation
- Internet addiction classes and therapy
- Medication management
- Bipolar CBT treatment
- Depression CBT treatment
- Anxiety CBT treatment
- OCD CBT treatment
- Couples CBT treatment
- Concierge therapy
- Sex addiction treatment
- Outpatient drug rehab
- Adolescent therapy
- Alcohol rehab
- Sexual disorder & dysfunction related mental therapy
- PTSD treatment
- GAD treatment
- Social anxiety treatment
- Cognitive-behavior counseling
- DOT treatment
- Outpatient alcohol rehab