KVC treats children with varying emotional, behavioral and psychiatric symptoms. As an industry leader in quality behavioral and mental healthcare, we provide an array of innovative services and programs to children including psychiatric, medical, therapeutic, educational, emotion regulation and social skills development.

Common Diagnoses

treatmentChildren often present with one or more of the following diagnoses:

  • Major depression
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • ADHD
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Substance abuse


Our comprehensive assessment process includes:

  • Nursing assessment
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Pediatric assessment
  • Psychosocial assessment
  • Lab work when needed
  • Nutritional assessment when needed

Treatment Goals

Treatment goals are individualized and typically include:

  • Identify and resolve immediate crisis leading to aggressive and self-destructive behaviors
  • Identify resources to support healthy development and ongoing safe behavior
  • Improve emotion regulation, communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Organize services and community resources to support a timely discharge to a less restrictive environment

Treatment Reviews

Our treatment teams meet daily and collaborate with children, their families and community members to guarantee a safe and healthy discharge. We are also committed to identifying continuing aftercare services to foster successful reintegration of children into their homes and the long-term wellness of the family system.