Every referral is considered on a case by case basis. Consideration includes review of prior treatment.

Psychiatric Programs

We look for symptoms that indicate repetitive negative coping skills.

  • History of bipolar disorder, depression, ADHD, PTSD, mood disorders, self-destructive behavior
  • Dangerous negative coping skills such as attempts or threats of self-harm, running away, promiscuity
  • Poor social / planning skills
  • Impulse control issues
  • Oppositional behavior
  • Family history of psychiatric illness
  • Negative behaviors that are predominantly voluntary, calculated and manipulative

Neuropsychiatric Programs

We look for symptoms that indicate neurological involvement or brain disorders.

  • Repetitive irritable, explosive behavior ΓΊ verbal and/or physical
  • Unplanned/unprovoked aggression
  • Poor social / planning skills
  • Impulse control issues
  • Poor planning skills
  • Short attention span
  • Abnormal CT scan, MRI or EEG
  • Early-onset bipolar disorder
  • History of neurological disease
  • Abnormal results on neurological tests
  • Brain pathology which may be secondary to the birth mothers substance abuse during pregnancy, head injury, genetics or other/unknown causes.


  • IQ below 70
  • Sexual offender
  • Primary chemical dependency issues
  • Primary eating disorder
  • Pregnant
  • Completed high school (school is an integral part of our program)
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