Mental Health Terms Abbreviations

ART – Acute Residential Treatment

CANS – Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths

CBAT – Community Based Acute Treatment

CBHI – Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative

CPT – Care Planning Team

CSA – Community Service Agency

CSP – Community Support Program

DCF – Department of Children & Families

DMH – Department of Mental Health

DDS – Department of Developmental Disabilities

DOE – Department of Education

DYS – Department of Youth Services

ESP – Emergency Services Program/Provider

FSI – Family Systems Intervention

FST Family Stabilization Team

FS&T – Family Support and Training

ICC – Intensive Care Coordination

IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP – Individualized Education Program

IFFSS – Individual & Family Flexible Support Services

IHT – In Home Therapy

IHBT – In Home Behavior Therapy

IRTP – Intensive Residential Treatment Program

MBHP – Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership

MCPAP – Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project

MCE – Managed Care Entity

MCI – Mobile Crisis Intervention

PCP – Primary Care Physician/Provider

PHP – Partial Hospital Program

SED – Serious Emotional Disturbance

SOC – System of Care

TAP – Therapeutic After School Program

TM – Therapeutic Mentoring

TTS – Therapeutic Training and Support