Information for School Personnel
Child and Adolescent Inpatient Unit (2 North): 67 President Street
Brief crisis stabilization for children and adolescents ages 5 through 17 with acute psychiatric, emotional and behavioral issues and/or at risk to themselves or others. JCAHO-accredited highly structured, secure, locked unit with a fixed therapeutic schedule. Thorough evaluation and treatment by a multidisciplinary treatment team, including the attending physician, resident psychiatrists, clinical social worker, nursing staff, special cd teacher, and other therapeutic personnel. Treatment plans include family communications and coping skills, and coordination with outpatient providers after discharge.
Children's Day Treatment: 1001-B Michigan Avenue, North Charleston (STAR)
STAR (Stabilization - Treatment - Assessment - Reintegration) outpatient treatment and partial hospitalization for children and adolescents 6 to 17 years old with serious behavioral and/or emotional difficulties in a structured and therapeutic environment. Children remain in the program throughout the day, receiving treatment in a group setting. Treatment occurs in a school-like setting. Extensive work with the family members is a key offering of this program.
Youth Outpatient Clinic: 67 President Street
The clinic serves children and adolescents up to age 18 years old with emotional and behavioral disorders including ADHD, anxiety, mood, and adjustment disorders. A multidisciplinary team of child and adolescent psychiatrists, child psychiatry fellows, psychiatry residents, and social workers staff the clinic to provide evaluations and individualized treatment. The clinician works closely with the school and other agencies involved in the child's care. Individual, family and group therapy and medication management are offered. Eight parent training sessions for parents of children ages 3 to 8 years old are held Monday mornings every other week. New afternoon groups have been added: Self Esteem for Teenage Girls, Anger Management for elementary school-age children and Social Skills for children and adolescents.
ASSET: 67 President Street
Adolescent Substance Use Skills Education Training (ASSET). Individual and group options (Prevention Track and Treatment Track) include assessments, teen coaching, parent coaching, medication management, and drug screening.
National Crime Victims Research & Treatment Center: 67 President Street
NCVC offers a variety of specialized, evidence-based assessment, intervention, and treatment services to adult and child victims of violent crime and their families, as well as victims of other forms of trauma, such as automobile accident, house fire, industrial accident, and natural disaster.