The Children and Youth Outpatient Department of NECCBH provides on-site treatment services that promote recovery, resilience and wellness to all children, adolescents and their families who are experiencing mental health or behavioral difficulties. The department is staffed by a professionally credentialed multidisciplinary treatment team which is committed to providing individualized and evidenced based services to children from age 3 to 18 years of age.
The Children and Youth Outpatient Department provides the following services: individual therapy services, family therapy services and group therapy services. Psychiatric evaluation, to include medication consultation, medication management services and the services of a Nurse Care Manager are available. Crisis management and intervention services and inter-agency treatment team meetings are also provided.
The Children and Youth Outpatient Department is strongly committed to strengthening families and encouraging family members to be involved in all aspects of a child’s treatment services. Confidential treatment services are provided to assist children and youth with resolving conflicts and overcoming challenges within their home, school and community environments. An emphasis is placed upon person centered and strength based interventions, which help develop new skills and foster resiliency. Staff members will work with each child and family to develop a family centered plan to identify and achieve their personal recovery goals.
The C&Y Program staff consists of the program director, the Deputy Director of Outpatient Services, psychiatrists, licensed clinicians and a nurse care manager.