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School-based Therapeutic Day Treatment
|| School-based therapeutic day treatment services teach and reinforce appropriate social skills and behaviors, such as problem solving, anger management, community responsibility, increased impulse control, and appropriate peer relations, and may reduce the risk of more restrictive educational placements or out-of-home placements, such as hospitalizations
School-based therapeutic day treatment is for those who:
- Are referred by school staff from the following counties who participate in the therapeutic day treatment program:
Richmond County Intermediate
Richmond County Elementary
Northern Neck Technical Center
Northern Neck Regional Alternative
Cool Spring Primary
Hamilton Holmes Middle
King William High
West Point Elementary
West Point Middle
|Colonial Beach Elementary
Washington & Lee High
Washington District Elementary
St. Clare Walker Middle
Thomas Hunter Middle
Referrals and Funding:
- Behavioral specialists provide individual, family, and group counseling (six or fewer children per behavioral specialist). The children receive two or more hours of service per day. Daily group counseling, individual counseling, and weekly family counseling are provided at the appropriate school.
- Crisis intervention services and on-going consultation and education with school staff are provided as needed.
The designated school staff (the guidance counselor, assistant principal, and/or special education director) collaborates with the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board (MPNNCSB) staff during program development and makes the necessary referral to the MPNNCSB.
Funding is obtained through Medicaid or with Comprehensive Services Act (CSA) funds approved by the county Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) and the Community Policy and Management Team (CPM).
For More Information
Susan Horne, MA, QMHP Clinical Services Supervisor TDT: Lancaster, Richmond, Northumberland, and Matthews County
Pamela Minor, MA QMHP Clinical Services Supervisor TDT: Gloucester, West Point and Middlesex
Danielle Carter, LPC, NCC Clinical Services Supervisor TDT: Westmoreland and King William County
Rachel Teagle, LPC Director, Youth and Family Services
129 Bowden Street
Saluda, VA 23149