Day Treatment Program

The Day Treatment Program is an intensive program for high-risk youth designed to provide a safe, highly structured, supervised environment in which to focus on education, cognitive restructuring, community service, independent living skills training, and family issues.

Target Population: Youth 14-19 years old, with other ages being accepted after review.

Referred by: DCS or Juvenile Probation. This program is for students who are having difficulty adjusting socially or progressing academically in school, need assistance and structure with online classes, or those who need more intensive structure and supervision overall.


  • Individualized educational and treatment plans
  • Students work at their own pace, using age-appropriate educational materials.
  • The Day Treatment Therapist creates the Treatment Plan with input from the students, parents, instructors, DCS, and Probation.
  • Each student receives a comprehensive mental health assessment upon intake.
  • Cognitive Skills Individual and Group Therapy
  • Students attend a cognitive skills group each day, covering topics such as: self-acceptance, feelings, problem solving, decision making, healthy relationships and substance abuse.
  • Day Treatment Instructors and Therapist facilitate the groups.
  • The Day Treatment Therapist is available for Individual and Family Therapy.
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Students attend Independent Living groups and meet individually with the IL Instructor to obtain vital documents, teach interviewing skills, have assistance in finding a job and exploring higher education.

Other Services Provided in Day Treatment

  • Case Management, Drug Screening, Transportation, and Behavior Modification