Mackenzie Health’s Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences provides care for individuals In Central Ontario who have a developmental disability with a significant cognitive delay, dual diagnosis, mental health diagnosis, have concerning or offensive sexual behaviours, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Autism or are living with the effects of an acquired brain injury. Our programs are here to support people who, through individualized assessment and treatment, want to develop their skills and/or need behaviour support.
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The Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences at Mackenzie Health provides behaviour supports to people from Toronto in the south to Muskoka in the north, Peterborough in the east and to Collingwood in the west. We specialize in behaviour supports for people of all ages. The type of treatment is determined by a comprehensive assessment followed by positive-based teaching and programming. A full range of challenging needs are addressed and include general management issues, aggression, self-injury, skill promotion and social problem solving. We offer our services through several clinics and partnerships and offer specialty services for mental health, dual diagnosis, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD), Autism, developmental disabilities, Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI), healthy sexuality and dual diagnosis justice supports. Our professional teams are experts in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), neuropsychology, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Our dedicated team is always ready, willing, and wanting to help. The expertise across our clinics ensures we are providing the greatest support possible to the people we serve. We also acknowledge that we have access to the top professionals in our field, across the country, that provide us with consultation as needed to be sure that we are always providing the best and most up to date services and strategies to our clients.
We have received accreditation through Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum program which acknowledges that a program has met global standards and has put systems and processes in place to ensure safe, quality care.
Our most successful work with children, youth, adults, and families, is when we join with other organizations that share our vision and commitment. This allows us to develop services that highlight each other’s expertise, build each other’s capacity to work smarter for our clients and reinforce our commitment to the community! Some of our successful partnerships include the York Simcoe Autism Network (YSAN), the York ASD Partnership, the Child, Youth and Family Services Coalition of Simcoe County, the Dual Diagnosis Justice Services with the Networks of Specialized Care and Empower Kids Ontario (EKO).