90 Day Assessment Program

The Comprehensive Assessment Program (CAP) is a licensed residential program serving clients between the ages of  7-17. It is a time-limited program that provides expert evaluation and treatment of youth who have complex emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric symptoms. This specialized program assists parents, guardians, and other concerned parties in answering critical questions regarding their adolescent, such as understanding their presenting symptoms and determining the best treatment options for success. The CAP program is designed to stabilize clients who may be experiencing significant impairment in their mood or behavioral functioning. Participants receive specialized therapeutic interventions and programming in a highly structured environment.The assessment period for the CAP program is 60-90 days, which will help determine the next level of care needed based upon findings and clinical recommendations made by the clinical team and referral source. After the designated period of evaluation, community partners receive a comprehensive final report, and a special treatment team meeting is held in order to convey assessment findings and determine the next appropriate plan of care for the client.

Program Components

  • 24- Hours supervision in a secure facility
  • Weekly family therapy/education
  • Multidisciplinary Treatment Plan
  • Education 6.5 hours per day
  • Nursing Staff onsite 24 hours a day
  • Psychiatric evaluation within 72 hours of admission
  • Psychiatric Monitoring with on-site employed psychiatrists
  • Master Treatment Plan Development
  • Psychotherapy groups 5 days a week
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Milieu skill groups daily
  • Urine drug Screen upon admission
  • Substance Abuse Assessment
  • Substance abuse services as needed
  • Assigned Therapist
  • Coordinated discharge planning
  • Comprehensive final report

Diagnostic Assessments

  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Psychosocial Evaluation
  • Physical Exam
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Substance Abuse Assessment
  • Recreation Therapy Assessment
  • Education Assessment
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Independent Living Skills Assessment
  • Dental, vision, and other physical exams, as needed
  • Medication Management

 Assessments Received by All Residents:

  • Psychiatric Admission Assessment
  • Nursing Assessment, which includes history and physical
  • Psychosocial Assessment
  • Substance Abuse Screening using the SASSI-A2
  • Educational Assessment, consisting of the following subtests of the Peabody Individual Assessment Test
    • Revised/NU (completed by a licensed special educator):
      • General Information, Read Recognition and Comprehension
      • Written Expression and Language
      • Spelling and Mathematics
    • Nutritional Assessment completed by a registered dietician
    • Suicide Assessment (if indicated)
    • Recreation Assessment

Additional Assessments for the “Comprehensive Assessment Program”

  • Psychological Evaluation may include:
    • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-V (WISC-V)
    • Wechsler Abbreviated Scales of Intelligence (WASI) (alternate IQ screen)
    • Cognistat or NEPSY II (neuropsychological screens)
    • VMI
    • Children’s Apperception Test (CAT) & Thematic Apperception TEST (TAT)
    • MMPI-A
    • Beck Depression Inventory-II &Child Depression Inventory
    • Manifest Anxiety Scale for Children -II
    • Sentence Completion Test
    • ABAS-III
    • Test of Auditory Processing Skills (TAPS) –CADA (Conners Auditory)
    • Conners Rating Scales (for ADHD)
    • Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children
    • Parent-Child Relationship Inventory
    • Parenting Stress Index
    • Adult-Adolescent Parenting Index
    • Functional Analysis of Behavior
    • Northshore
    • CPT-III (15-18)
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