Our adolescent psychiatric programs provide services for those teens with major psychiatric problems. Patients admitted to our programs undergo psychological testing and are seen by a psychiatrist for an initial evaluation and then on-going throughout treatment.
Resolution of problematic behaviors and acute psychiatric symptoms are among the goals of the adolescent psychiatric programs. In addition, the treatment team helps participants develop more effective coping skills to manage the pressures of adolescence, build healthy family relationships and be better prepared to continue treatment in individual and family therapy following discharge.
Dual Diagnosis patients are successfully treated in all of our adolescent psychiatric programs.
The Partial Day Program provides services for those adolescents who require a very intensive level of intervention. Adolescents attend the program daily for a full day of treatment five days per week. The regimen includes group therapies emphasizing different treatment techniques, individual counseling, family therapy, psychiatric nursing, psychiatric evaluation, medication monitoring and a weekly parent/education support group. Transportation is provided for adolescents to and from the facility.
The Partial Day Program includes a school component provided by a state approved agency. Teachers coordinate assignments and curriculum with the student’s home district to minimize the disruption to the adolescent’s studies.
The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a program for those teens that require an intensive intervention, but do not require the structure of a full day of programming and can successfully attend his/her own school. The IOP can be a step-down from the Partial Day Program or serve as the primary treatment program for those with somewhat less severe problems. Adolescents attend the program for three hours in a given day and receive a similar, but less intensive version of the treatment regimen in the Partial Day Program. Transportation is provided for adolescents to the facility from their school or home.
Both the Partial Day Program and the Intensive Outpatient Program offers extensive family services.
“The Intensive Outpatient Program can be a step-down from the Partial Day Program or serve as the primary treatment program for those individuals with somewhat less severe problems.”
“The Partial Day Program includes a school component provided by a state approved agency. Teachers coordinate assignments and curriculum with the student’s home district to minimize the disruption to the adolescent’s studies.”