Therapeutic Day Treatment
Methodist Children’s Homes (MCH) Day Treatment Program is designed to meet emotional, social, spiritual and mental health needs of children between ages 12 and 18 who are exhibiting problematic behaviors.
The EQUIP Model curriculum emphasizes two techniques that promote positive behaviors and coping techniques.
1. Mutual Support Group, which are therapeutic group sessions derived from the Positive Peer Culture (PPC) program and components from Aggression Replacement Training (ART). Sessions aim to foster a climate for change where individual reduce their self-destructive behaviors and instead utilize behaviors that help others and themselves.
2. Equipment Training Session, focuses on training social skills, anger management, and moral reasoning.
MCH Day Treatment Offers:
· 10 week interactive course (2 hours a day, 5 days a week)
· Structured Program
· Individual and Family Counseling
· Social Skills Training
· Group Therapy
· Treatment Team
Benefit of Services:
· Serves an alternative to inpatient care
· Serves as a transition from inpatient care to outpatient care
· Keeps the child in the home while providing therapeutic programming
Who Qualifies for Services
MCH Day Treatment professional staff have the experience and expertise to work with adolescents who:
· Have a history of complex trauma
· Have been diagnosed with a Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED)
· Have difficulties dealing with the impact of sexual abuse including issues of truest, fearfulness, and acting out behavior.
How to Participate
For more information or to participate in the Day Treatment program, call 601.853.5000 ext. 1036. A consultation will be scheduled with our program staff to assess the child’s difficulties and make recommendations for treatment. Fees are payable through private pay or Medicaid.