Inpatient Child Adolescent Program
At Hickory Trail Hospital, our team of child and adolescent specialists understands the unique needs of youth. The transition from childhood to adolescence and into adulthood can be a time of tension, difficulty and turmoil. During this transition, some youth withdraw from family and friends, some signs for concern are:
The focus of the inpatient child and adolescent program is to resolve the immediate crisis, provide life and self-regulation skills for long term success after discharge, and to provide support to families for the best possible outcomes.
Our diagnostic and treatment components include:
The treatment team consists of the patient, family members, the physician, the therapist/social worker, nurses, and mental health professionals. Anyone on the treatment team can address questions regarding a patient’s individualized treatment plan. The primary group therapist serves as the patient’s case manager. The therapist coordinates the individual treatment plan with the assigned physician to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment. The therapist also coordinates therapy sessions, family therapy, and discharge appointments.
From the moment youth enter our program, aftercare planning begins in order to assure continuity of care and help them successfully adjust back to daily activities upon completion of treatment.
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