Hallmark Youthcare uses research based assessment tools in evaluating the needs of our residents.
Psychiatric evaluation Performed by Board Certified Psychiatrist
The Treatment Team, led by the attending psychiatrist and comprised of the psychologist, clinical therapist, nurse, teacher , treatment team specialist, and activity therapist, review all information and discuss recommendations.
A formal, written, comprehensive summary is provided to the referral source following the completion of all assessments, clinical interviews, and the review and interpretation of information. Recommendations for services required to meet the needs of the youth are provided.
Good treatment begins with accurate evaluation. We provide:
Teenagers tend to believe they are invincible. The concept of “hitting bottom” is too abstract and remote for most of them. Our Clinical Team has researched evidence-based practices for treating substance abuse in adolescents. The following treatments have been identified by the Virginia Commission on Youth as effective evidence-based
In addition to employing all of these approaches, Hallmark Youthcare also offers