Prairie St. John’s child inpatient program helps stabilize children who are in an immediate crisis while providing the skills to help minimize future incidents. Prairie St. John’s provides overnight hospitalization for acute mental illness, substance use disorder and dual diagnosis patients. Patients participate in group therapy sessions while also receiving individual and family therapy.
A thorough assessment is completed and an individual plan is developed for each child. The treatment team assesses the needs of the individual and provides a supportive, respectful environment that encourages and reinforces positive behaviors, such as:
The treatment goals for child inpatient hospitalization include:
Children and adolescents function within a system – the family unit. What is happening with one family member affects the entire system. A team of treatment professionals explore ways to prevent future crises while working with parents and children on communication, problem solving, parenting strategies and the development and implementation of rules and consequences. We teach the positive reinforcement approach so parents may continue these supportive and effective methods at home.
Prairie St. John’s provides a number of services for children, adolescents and adults facing mental health issues, substance use disorder or co-occurring disorders. For a confidential, no-cost assessment call 701-476-7200 anytime, day or night.