Community Services

Cattaraugus County Department of Community Services The first responsibility is the planning of services for all three disabilities: * Mental Health * Drug & Alcohol * Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities The second primary function of the department is directly providing a continuum of Mental Health Services to residents of the County. Phone: 716-373-8040 (Olean Counseling), 716-373-8080 (Olean Guidepost Day Treatment Program), 716-373-0980 (Case Management), 716-945-5211 (Salamanca Counseling Center), 716-353-8241 (Machias), 716-372-8287 (Allegany), 716-352-3325 (Gowanda), 716-492-6300 ext 1226 (Yorkshire) Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday Hours: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

5K Run/Walk to be held May 19th followed by Emotional Health & Physical Wellness Fair at JCC

News from Community Services posted on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 2:58pm
Department of Community Services Early Identification & Recognition Program

Department of Community Services Early Identification & Recognition Program

The Department of Community Services Early Identification and Recognition Program has partnered with The Mental Health Association to sponsor the first annual TCU (Taking Care of You) Emotional Health and Physical Wellness Fair on Saturday May 19th at JCC.

Human Services Fair

Date(s): 
Fri, 02/24/2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Be sure to stop by the Olean Center Mall on Friday February 24, 2012 from 10AM-2PM to participate check out the Human Services Fair!

The Early Identification & Recognition Program will be conducting FREE emotional well-being surveys for children ages 3 months-18 years.

Information resources about the newest program offered through the Department of Community Services will be available.

For further information or any questions please contact Meghan Monahan MSEd, MHC Early Identification & Recognition Specialist at 716-701-3315.

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Education Resources

Check out the following resources for additional information on Mental Health.

Free online learning resources of over 700 self paced lessons on topics and skills such as using an ATM, job seeking skills, grocery shopping, basic computer, math and english lessons, using public transportation, taking medication safely and so much more about daily living skill building courses http://www.gcflearnfree.org Read more

Contact EIRP

Meghan Monahan MSEd, MHC

Early Identification and Recognition Specialist

Department of Community Services

1 Leo Moss Drive

Suite 4308

Olean, NY 14760

MCMonahan [at] cattco [dot] org

716-701-3315 (phone)

716-701-3729 (fax)

Signs and Symptoms

 

Let's Talk Facts Borchures and Fact Sheets:

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Program Affiliates

The Department of Community Services Early Identification & Recognition Program proudly partners with the following agencies:

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Community Awareness

Did you know?

Significant concern exists about the social interaction and behaviors of preschoolers. In New York State, nearly 70,000 young children will be expelled from preschool for behavioral reasons each year.

Emotional disturbances are very real and affect a staggering number of children. More children suffer from psychiatric illness than from autism, leukemia, diabetes, and AIDS combined. (1 out of 10 children has a serious emotional disturbance.) Read more

Trainings & Community Education

If you or your organization would like to request a training/educational session on mental health, or the Early Identification & Recognition Program, please contact Meghan Monahan MSEd, MHC at 716-701-3315 or mcmonahan [at] cattco [dot] org

Trainings and educational sessions are free of charge. The EIR Program also offers a free seminar on collaboration of services and schools regarding mental health.

Screening Tools

The EIR program conveniently offers 3 tools capable of identifying and predicting emotional/behavioral health symptoms of children ages 3 months- 21 years of age.

1) The Ages & Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE) for children ages 3 months- 5 years 5 months. http://agesandstages.com/asq-products/asqse/

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