Leslie C. Book, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who is providing integrated behavioral health assessments and screenings, brief interventions and referrals for treatment alongside primary care medical providers and specialists at Lancaster Health Center. She holds a Master of Arts degree from Ashland Theological Seminary and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Kentucky. Leslie previously developed and implemented an integrated behavioral health model of care in a primary health care setting, as the Director of Behavioral Health at the Esperanza Health Center in Philadelphia, for 9 ½ years. Leslie focuses on helping patients learn skills that will help them manage not only their mental health, but also their physical health. She lived and worked in Nicaragua and Colombia for 13 years and is fluent in Spanish and English.
Dr. Adam Biuckians, MD, CSG Medical Director and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, has been name Vice-Chair of the Lancaster Osteopathic Health Foundation for 2018. To learn more, please vist The Lancaster Osteopathic Health Foundation.
Community Services Group provided Mental Health First Aid Training to 25 officers from both East and West Hempfield Police departments as a part of the “One Mind” Campaign. The training covered risks and warining signs for individuals with depression, anxiety, or psychotic disorders. Officers learned about “adequate intervention” to support someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Please click here to view the full article.
Daniel Krajan Pardo, Psy.D. is a Licensed Psychologist, providing individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults at MAPS Behavioral Health. Dr. Pardo completed his Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology at Loyola University Maryland. He has participated in specialized training to provide Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. Additionally, Dr. Pardo has training and experience in working with refugees, including the use of an interpreter in order to provide mental health services. Dr. Pardo’s previous professional experience includes providing individual and family therapy as well as conducting psychological assessments for children through adults in varied settings including community-based, specialty and rehabilitation hospital, school based and university clinic. Dr. Pardo conducted universal prevention programs for depression and anxiety among college students and has a background in providing behavioral interventions for children with ADHD and Autism.