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What Is Inpatient Treatment?
Behavioral health and psychiatric inpatient treatment for children
Inpatient treatment provides 24/7 supervision. It is our most acute level of care for children. It is short-term in nature, as the goal is to stabilize adolescent patients who are in crisis. Upon completion of inpatient treatment, many clients step down to a level of care that is less acute.
What Disorders Does This Program Treat?
Behavioral and psychiatric disorders treated in the child and adolescent inpatient treatment program at Harbor Oaks Hospital
At Harbor Oaks in New Baltimore, MI, we are proud of highly qualified staff who is able to assist children and adolescents who are faced with behavioral health challenges that accompany a number of different concerns. Some the most common disorders that we see in children and adolescents who come to Harbor Oaks include:
- Bipolar disorder
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Learning disorders
Whatever behavioral health concerns your child may be facing, the wonderful staff at Harbor Oaks is dedicated to providing him or her with the most effective treatment program available that will set the stage for life-long recovery.
What Is a Typical Day of Inpatient Treatment Like?
A typical day in the child and adolescent inpatient treatment program at Harbor Oaks Hospital in New Baltimore, MI
Programming for our child and adolescent inpatient program is based on a therapeutic group format that is tailored to meet the skills and needs sets of each age-specific population. Some of the more specific components of our child and adolescent inpatient program may include:
- Daily groups that include various topics, such as medication education and health maintenance
- Onsite internist to attend to the medical needs of our young patients
- Individual therapy sessions on an as-needed basis
- Daily contact with family members
- Assessments which are completed with social workers
- Medication management, which includes seeing a psychiatrist on a daily basis
- Activity therapy including art therapy and gym time
- A teacher on staff to help children and adolescents address their educational needs throughout the treatment program
Whatever behavioral health concerns your child may be facing, the wonderful staff at Harbor Oaks is dedicated to providing each child with the most effective treatment program available that will set the stage for life-long recovery.
Can I Be Involved in My Child’s Inpatient Treatment?
Parental involvement in child and adolescent psychiatric treatment
It is especially important to us that family be involved in any child’s treatment, so Harbor Oaks staff works closely with family members. Building a strong support system can set children and teens up for long-term success. For this reason, when appropriate, we strongly encourage family members to be involved in their loved one’s treatment.
We provide all children and adolescents with an individualized treatment program that is implemented under the direct supervision of our child psychiatrist.