Adolescent Residential Treatment Centers Provide Treatment for Youth and Teens
Ironwood Adolescent Residential Treatment Center
"We know – we’ve been there."
Ironwood was developed by parents
whose child needed the help your child needs now. The most clinically advanced
therapeutic program for teens -- that's the Ironwood Difference.
Adolescent residential treatment centers provide specialized
assistance to teenage boys and girls requiring professional clinical
support to facilitate emotional and behavioral change and
growth. Offered in a wide variety of milieus, adolescent residential treatment
programs serve to remove adolescents from the home setting, and
place them in a structured, supervised, therapeutic environment.
Depending on need, adolescent residential treatment centers may work expressly
with adolescents struggling with specific issues including chemical
dependency, eating disorders, and/or self-esteem and behavioral
issues, or serve as transitional programs for adolescents graduating
into "real world" environments. Residential treatment programs often
include both individual and group counseling, structured physical
activities, vocational training for the older student, social
skills training, education support, family support, as well as 12-step substance
abuse programs. Residential treatment settings are excellent choices
for adolescents and teens who have been unwilling or unable to commit to
a healthier lifestyle, and who need intensive support and/or
interventions to cultivate new, more appropriate methods of
coping and behaving.
an Adolescent Residential Treatment Center or Program for Your Adolescent or Teen
Residential treatment centers include clinical hospital
settings, as well as school and home-based environments. Hospitalization
is effective for adolescents in need of a more protective,
secure environment, while home or school-based environments
allow residents to practice functioning in community settings.
Additionally, hospitalization is comparatively short-term,
while other programs accept students for extended lengths
When considering an adolescent residential treatment center, it
is important to ensure the child's needs are compatible with
the residential treatment program's format and setting. Thoroughly assessing the
value of different approaches, models, and therapies available
can help ensure that an adolescent receives the most effective