Psychiatric Residential Treatment

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Introduction
Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta will be examined in this agency assessment. This facility is located in Augusta, GA. This for-profit agency specializes in mental and behavioral health for children and adolescents. The services provided include acute stabilization, partial hospitalization, psychiatric residential treatment, and educational services. Lighthouse Care Center is accredited by the CARF, the Georgia Department of Education, and the Georgia Accrediting Commission. Previously, the agency employed between 100 and 249 employees at any given time. It also maintained between 60 and 100 clients. Since this is a for-profit agency, the budget is based on the amount of income the facility brings in each month. Current estimates
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Our program provides intensive therapeutic treatment services, medication management, and family therapy.
Our residential treatment program is dedicated to nurturing residents in a manner that creates positive change and personal growth. We strive daily to give our most challenged youth the tools they need to overcome the obstacles they are facing, and we provide a highly-structured program that empowers the participants to reach their maximum potential through positive reinforcement. This program may be the best treatment option for children or teens who have been unsuccessful in various acute, partial hospitalization or outpatient treatment settings. Using innovative programming as well as individual, group and family participation, the therapeutic experience will focus on a holistic approach that will ensure that resident needs will be identified and addressed appropriately. An initial multi-disciplinary assessment completed within 24 hours of admission may include, psychiatric, nursing, therapist and medication management. Treatment programming may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TFCBT). Our educational department provides on-site school support. Emergency transportation may be available. We are a provider of many insurance
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An initial assessment will be completed within 24 hours by our multi-disciplinary team comprised of psychiatrists, nurses, and licensed therapists. Patients meet daily with mental health and medical partners and individualized treatment plans are created. In addition to psychiatric care, we provide individual therapy, family therapy, recreation therapy, group therapy, discharge planning, and medication management. Our educational department provides on-site school support. Please contact our Admission Department for questions regarding transportation, insurance information or to schedule a no-cost

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