Day Treatment Services

Day Treatment provides mental health and/or substance abuse interventions in the context of a therapeutic treatment milieu. This service is focused on providing clinical interventions and service to support the child in achieving functional gains that support the child’s integration in educational or vocational settings, is developmentally appropriate, is culturally relevant and sensitive, and is child and family centered.

These interventions are designed to reduce symptoms, improve behavioral functioning, increase the individual’s ability to cope with and relate to others, promote recovery, and enhance the child’s capacity to function in an educational setting, or to be maintained in community based services. It is available for children 5 to 17 years of age (20 or younger for those who are eligible for Medicaid).

Day Treatment implements developmentally appropriate direct preventive and therapeutic interventions to accomplish the goals of the Person Centered Plan, as related to the mental health or substance abuse diagnosis. These interventions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Development of skills and replacement behaviors which can be practiced, applied, and continually addressed with treatment staff in a therapeutic and educational environment
  • Monitoring of psychiatric symptoms in coordination with the appropriate medical care provider
  • Identification and self-management of symptoms/behaviors
  • Development/improvement of social and relational skills
  • Enhancement of communication and problem-solving skills
  • Relapse prevention and disease management strategies
  • Individual, group and family counseling
  • Provision of strengths-based positive behavior supports
  • Psychoeducation, and training of family, unpaid caregivers, and/or others who have a legitimate role in addressing the needs identified in the Person Centered Plan


Expected clinical outcomes may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Improved social, emotional, or behavioral functioning in an appropriate educational setting
  • Integration or reintegration into an appropriate educational or vocational setting
  • Reduced MH/SA symptomatology
  • Improvement of behavior, anger management, and/or developmentally appropriate coping skills
  • Development/improvement of social and relational skills
  • Enhancement of communication and problem-solving skills
  • Increased identification and self-management of triggers, cues, and symptoms and decreased frequency or intensity of crisis episodes
  • Engagement in the recovery process, for children with substance related disorders
  • Reduction of negative effects of substance use and/or psychiatric symptoms that interfere with the child’s daily living

Day Treatment Services | Intensive Home Services

Are you or a loved one experiencing any of the following?

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Anger issues
  • Depression
  • Abuse and trauma
  • Image and esteem
  • Behavioral issues
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Impulse control disorders
  • Loss and grief
  • OCD
  • Phobias
  • Serious mental illness

If so, we can help!

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