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Short Term Residential

Short Term Residential

Short Term Residential

The Short Term Residential is designed for children and adolescents ages 10 through 16, who require a more intensive diagnostic workup and, if necessary, medication adjustment. Short Term Residential can be utilized for children in transition to the most appropriate, yet least restrictive, placement. The length of stay can range from one week to 14-60 days.

Services provided

  • Medication management provided twice weekly, at a minimum, by a child and adolescent psychiatrist
  • Individual therapy is provided weekly, at a minimum, by a licensed social worker/counselor
  • Daily groups include: trauma-focused sessions, coping skills, anger management, chemical dependency education and daily living skills
  • One hour of education is provided five-days a week by a certified teacher
  • Family therapy is provided to enhance family communication and to assist in the aftercare planning process

Upon request, a physician recommendation can be provided for aftercare. Discharge planning is arranged collaboratively with the child’s case worker to the most appropriate setting.

Help is a phone call away.

We have licensed mental health professionals available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you in exploring the most appropriate treatment options for your child or teen. To schedule a no-cost appointment or for more information, please call us toll-free at 800-423-5666. All information is held in the strictest of confidence. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.