Behavioral Health

Jennifer Runquist

Jennifer Runquist, LPC

Behavioral Health Services Director

Robyn Price

Robyn Price, LCSW

Behavioral Health Services Asst. Director

Millie Fleming

Millie Fleming

Administrative Assistant

Kelley Sprague

Kelley Sprague

Wraparound Facilitator

Jonathan Lastovica

Jonathan Lastovica, LPC


Jamie Lupini

Jamie Lupini



Jessica Zaborny

Jessica Zaborny, LPC


Sara Perry

Sara Perry, LSW

Billing Specialist

Maria Delgado

Maria Delgado

Assistant Billing Specialist

Mission Statement

The Luzerne Intermediate Unit Behavioral Health Department serves as a leader in integrating mental health and educational services through a comprehensive system maximizing the least restrictive option.


  • Partial Hospitalization Programs – PHP is a school-based or center-based program that services elementary, middle, and high school children in need of mental health services. The goal of the PHP is to increase client functioning by providing mental health treatment for children and adolescents in a school setting. The program operates 6 hours a day Monday through Friday according to the School District calendar it follows. Summer hours are available based on need.
  • Intensive Behavioral Health Services – The IBHS Program services children and adolescents in Luzerne, Wyoming, and Carbon Counties. The following services are provided to the clients identified throughout the interagency wraparound process: Behavior Consultant, Mobile Therapy, and Behavioral Health Technicians. IBHS services offer 1 on 1 support in the home, school, and community.
  • Community and School-Based Behavioral Health Teams – Teams provide case management, 24 hour crisis intervention, and mental health treatment for children and teenagers with a severe emotional and/or behavioral problem that interferes with their learning.
  • Outpatient Services – A comprehensive private practice with a board certified Children & Adolescent Psychiatrist. Services include: Comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, medication management, outpatient psychotherapy, etc.
  • Lighthouse Academy – The Lighthouse Academy is a center-based program consisting of Emotional Support, Partial Hospitalization, Dual Diagnosis, and Autistic Support classrooms.  Following a specially designed program of Positive Behavior Support Interventions, students receive support from a variety of highly trained Mental Health Professionals and Behavioral Health Technicians.
  • Dual Diagnosis – The DD program provides intensive ABA services and mental health supports to students who have been diagnosed with an intellectual disability or other developmental disability.  Students receive BHT-ABA services, group therapy, individual therapy, and family supports.


For more information on any program, please contact Robyn Price at (570) 718-4686