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For some children school is difficult, CommunityServicesBoard
not only because of the work, but
because of the distractions of other
children and the child's own
frustration. Often these children M en t al Healt h Ser vices
have trouble getting along with Br ou gh t t o You r Ch ild
others, they may have few friends, Therapeutic Day Treatment Services
and teachers see them as are mental health services provided to
disrupting others in the classroom. your child at school. Through
They may make too many visits to hands-on, one-on-one and small group
the principals office or get coaching, monitoring, and support,
suspended for days at a time. Over children learn new ways of handling
time, they may give up on their emotions and getting along with
Th er apeu t ic Day Tr eat m en t
themselves and the adults around others.
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These children need extra attention Su ppor t
of f er :
that can be difficult for teachers or Each child is evaluated by our staff to
- Individual counseling
guidance counselors to provide. determine the child's needs and to
- Small group day planning and
Therapeutic Day Treatment Services tailor our services to those needs.
processing before and after
can help by coaching and Services are provided every day, all day
monitoring the child at school, long. The child has specific daily and
- Crisis support
helping these children learn the weekly goals to work towards. Services
- Skill-building during transition
can be provided for as little as several
emotional and behavioral skills they times, such as between classes
weeks or as long as several months.
need to succeed. and during lunch period
Our staff of on-site specialists will
- Anger management and social
create an individualized, behaviorally
skills training
based treatment plan for the child that
- Teacher consultation and
monitors and supports classroom
progress reports
Trained Pr of essionals H ow d oes a st u d en t qu al i f y f or
The TDT staff includes both Th er ap eu t i c Day Ser v i ces?
bachelors-level behavioral
specialists and experienced
masters-level clinicians. TDT
staff are trained to help children 1. The teacher identifies emotional Therapeutic Day Services.
manage their anger and stress or behavioral concerns. 6. If services are recommended,
and in teaching social skills. 2. The teacher begins to track data the provider completes a needs
and explore other services the assessment and Medicaid
Region Ten's Net wor k child might have in place such as: authorization.
outpatient, case management,
of Ser vices in-home, or early intervention
7. When Medicaid is approved the
Therapeutic Day Services provider
As part of a comprehensive (This information will be used later
community mental health
can start services.
during the clinical assessment.) The
center, TDT services are not teacher should supply this
limited to the classroom. In information to the provider. TDT helps suppor t your child t o
addition to keeping you
up-to-date on your child's 3. The teacher contacts the parent lear n and be successf ul.
progress, we are able to to explain Therapeutic Day Services
supplement our work with an and determine if they are
array of supportive services interested. The teacher also asks
For m or e in f or m at ion ,
including: the parent if the child has
- Prevention Services Medicaid. Con t act :
- Assessment and 4. If the parent is interested and if Bill Boley, M . Div., M . S. W.
Diagnostic Services the child has Medicaid, the parent Dir ect or , Th er apeu t ic Day Tr eat m en t
- Case Management takes the child to a VICAP meeting Ser vices (434) 970-2155
- Outpatient Therapy
at Region Ten. w illiam .boley@r egion t en .or g
- Therapeutic Behavioral
Services 5. VICAP is a clinical assessment To sch edu le an assessm en t , con t act :
- Psychiatric Services and would determine any Car ol Gr oom e, M . S. W., L.C.S.W.
- 24-Hour Emergency appropriate mental health Pr ogr am M an ager , Ch ildr en's
diagnosis and recommendation for Assessm en t 972-1800 or 970-1481