Psychiatric Residential Treatment

Our residential treatment programs provide children and adolescents the opportunity to receive intensive clinical services in a structured environment, while attending an accredited educational center and living within a KVC residential program. Residential treatment allows children and adolescents to engage in treatment, learn new skills and address family struggles in safe and supportive environments.

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Our residential treatment programs provide:

  • Psychiatric care and medication management
  • Individual, family and group therapy services
  • Case coordination services
  • Pediatric assessment and treatment
  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Support and supervision from our trained behavior health staff
  • Innovative programming to build emotion regulation, behavior management and pro-social skills

What to expect during residential treatment

Admission

Your admission to KVC will likely include initial assessments and introductions to your new program. Once on your new program you will:

  • Be assigned a room
  • Be oriented and receive information about the program
  • Begin attending groups and activities as soon as possible

First few days

Your first few days will include various meetings and planning sessions. Please be prepared to meet with a:

  • Therapist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Pediatrician or medical doctor
  • Nutritionist (if needed)
  • Nurse

During your stay at KVC

Everyone at KVC is expected to be safe, trustworthy, accountable and respectful of themselves, others and the environment. Here are few daily activities you will participate in during your stay:

  • Staff members are available 24 hours a day to help you process through difficult emotions and find resolution for any concerns.
  • Children are allowed to receive and make outgoing phone calls from approved contacts
  • Groups are provided throughout the day including; education, emotion regulation, behavior management, nursing, social skills and conflict resolution
  • You will meet with your therapist regularly to participate in individual, group and family therapies
  • You will be provided daily opportunities for recreation and exercise
  • Nurses are available 24 hours a day to address any medical concerns or issues with medication
  • Treatment teams meet weekly to discuss progress, possibility of therapeutic passes and develop post-discharge resources
  • You will be enrolled in KVC Academy, expected to attend school on school days and receive credits for the work you complete