Bentonville, Ark. (January 20, 2010) – Youth Bridge, Inc will be hosting the first Multisystemic Therapy (MST) informational program at the Northwest Arkansas Non-Profit Center on January 22, 2010 from 9:00 am-12:00 p.m.
MST is an intensive community-based and in-home treatment program for at-risk youth designed to make positive changes in the various social systems. This program will benefit not only counselors involved in MST but parents who think their children will benefit from this type of therapy. Youth Bridge is the only agency in Northwest and North Central Arkansas offering this type of unique therapy.
We are happy to announce that Marshall E. Swenson, MSW, MBA, Vice President for New Program Development, MST Services, will be giving an overview of MST program. This program is free and open to the public.
Youth Bridge is northwest Arkansas’ leading provider of comprehensive care to troubled teens and their families. They provide outpatient therapy and counseling, residential substance abuse treatment, emergency shelters, academic and social support, and a transitional living program for homeless young adults. Each year Youth Bridge serves more than a thousand teens and their families from an eight-county area in northwest and north central Arkansas. The agency now accepts Medicaid, ArKids First and various forms of private insurance. For more information about Youth Bridge visit www.youthbridge.com or call 479-575-9471.