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Programs & Services

Children’s Services

The decision to hospitalize a child must be made very carefully and only after less restrictive alternatives are deemed to be inappropriate. The first concern of Parkwood Behavioral Health System’s Child Program is to provide a safe, nurturing environment for a child’s special needs.

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The following are signs which may indicate that an adolescent behavioral health evaluation can be useful:

  • Marked fall in school performance
  • Poor grades in school despite trying very hard
  • Severe worry or anxiety, as shown by regular refusal to go to school, go to sleep or take part in activities that are normal for the child’s age
  • Frequent physical complaints
  • Hyperactivity; fidgeting; constant movement beyond regular playing with or without difficulty paying attention
  • Persistent nightmares
  • Persistent disobedience or aggression (longer than 6 months) and provocative opposition to authority figures
  • Frequent, unexplainable temper tantrums
  • Threatens to harm or kill oneself

The Child Program is designed for children, ages 4 – 11, and the following services are provided:  

Acute Inpatient Services

The Parkwood Pre-adolescent unit provides care for children who need an intensive therapeutic structure providing medical and behavioral health treatment.  Within a caring environment  administered by a multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals who specialize in child behavioral health. Therapeutic components  include individual, group and family therapy, and activity therapy.  

Services for children include: 

  • Yoga Kids
  • Process Groups
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Relaxation Groups
  • Artistry Based Groups

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Parkwood Behavioral Health System’s Pre-Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) provides intensive therapeutic treatment for  children  who do not require  full inpatient but require a higher level of care than typical outpatient programs. In addition the Pre-Adolescent PHP provides care for children transitioning from inpatient care to home.   Our Pre-Adolescent  PHP offers a confidential, nurturing environment with treatment administered by a multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, nurses and therapists who specialize in child behavioral health services. Partial Hospitalization combines a structured and individualized care within a day treatment option. For more information or a no charge assessment contact Parkwood Behavioral Health System at 1-800-477-3422.

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