About us

 

Hempfield Behavioral Health, Inc. (HBH) is the leading provider of evidence-based behavioral health prevention and treatment services in central Pennsylvania.  The mission of HBH is to take proven programs for the prevention or treatment of child abuse, delinquency, youth violence, school failure, and mental illness and implement them under actual community-based conditions.        

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HBH is committed to helping people change in ways that can lead to greater personal happiness, competence and satisfaction. HBH applies effective, research-supported treatments in natural settings. We partner with our clients, their families and communities to analyze problems, design and implement change strategies, and develop mechanisms that encourage continued growth after our involvement.


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For more information about HBH or our programs, please contact our office.


2019 North 2nd Street

Harrisburg, PA 17102

717-221-8004 (Phone)

717-221-8006 (Fax)

 


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News and Events

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11/10/14 - We are excited to bring the award winning singer and songwriter, David Kisor from Growing Sound, to Gettysburg Elementary Schools.  Read more about this event.  


10/1/14 - Multisystemic Therapy for Problem Sexual Behavior (MST-PSB) has recently been designated as a Blueprints Model Program by Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development (formally known as Blueprints for Violence Prevention). Out of 1,250 programs that have been reviewed and evaluated by Blueprints, only 11 have received designation as a model program and MST-PSB is the only treatment model addressing sexual offending on that short list. This prestigious recognition is based on scientific evidence and program stability. You can read more about selection criteria, the review process and other model programs at Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development.  


9/30/14 - Did you know that HBH has a Facebook page? Check us out and be sure to like us on Facebook. By following us on Facebook you can stay up-to-date with our community programs such as Multisystemic Therapy, The Incredible Years and Red Tomato Farm & Inn, just to name a few. You will also receive information about HBH events and news.


9/29/14 - We have submitted our application for our permit to start construction at the Red Tomato Farm & Inn and the permit is currently pending.  We will begin renovations promptly after we receive our permit. While we are waiting on the permit and construction, we are still accepting referrals for program participants. Please feel free to send referrals in now to avoid the rush after construction is complete. Follow us on Facebook for updates!


9/11/14 - We are now accepting referrals for The Incredible Years Program.  Please check out our brochure for additional information about The Incredible Years. 


8/19/14 - Want to know more about the Red Tomato Farm & Inn?  Check out this article about our Open house last week.


8/6/14
- Check out the news article about the Red Tomato Farm & Inn Open House.

7/10/14 - ​Check out the article "Connecting the Dots for Children in Afterschool Programs" an evaluation of the five year research study of PAX GBG.

7/1/14 - New Job Openings: Read about them here.

2/4/14 - The Hope Springs Farm Winter Newsletter is here!

12/14/13 - Cookie Sale & Open House at Hope Springs Farm 11-2! Please visit our facebook page or the HSF website for more information.

12/11/13 - Check out the published article, "Improving Reading Comprehension through Holistic Intervening and Tutoring During After-School with High Risk Minority Elementary School Students", written by Kaprea Johnson, Abha Gupta, Hana Rosen, & Howard Rosen. 

11/20/13 - Here is the latest HSF Newsletter.


​11/18/13
- We have 3 new additions to hope springs farm! Visit our facebook page or the HSF website to see our 3 new alpacas. 

9/21/13 - The annual Hope Springs Farm picnic was a blast! We hope everyone had a great time.


​7/30/13
- Check out some of our recent presentations: 8th International PATHS Conference. Zagreb, Croatia. 7/3/13 Miami Society for Community Research and Action. Miami, FL. 6/30/13

5/1/13 - HBH is pleased to announce our newest program - Hope Springs Farm, a day program for adults with developmental disabilities or autism. HSF is a scenic 17-acre farm located in the quiet countryside of Hershey, Pennsylvania. The farm features a large activity center and program building surrounded by quaint flower beds, a 6,000 square-foot fruit, vegetable and herb garden, a barn, a large chicken house, fenced grazing pastures, wheel-chair accessible paths and plenty of swings and benches to take in the incredible views. The mission of Hope Springs Farm is to provide adults with developmental disabilities meaningful work on a farm and joyful group activities that lead to satisfying friendships in a licensed adult day program. Hope Springs Farm has a new moto, too - Real Farm. Real People. To read more, visit our programs tab.  Watch the video about how HSF started and how they serve their growers.
12/20/12
- Check out what our MST Teams have been up to in our Winter Newsletter.

12/6/12
- HBH has 3 new programs - Communities that Care, Incredible Years Small Group Therapy, and Aggression Replacement Training. Read more about them on Our Programs tab!

4/30/12
- View some of our recent presentations to the Juvenile Defenders Association "What Psychologists Have To Offer""Transfer Decisions and Psychology"

1/4/12
- To view the documentary, "Unlocking Justice" click here

10/12/11
- HBH MST Program is featured in the Sentencing Project's documentary "Unlocking Justice" Read more here Learn more about the Sentencing Project in Washington, DC here