Youth Treatment Programs

 
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Youth Facilities & Services
Children and Family Services
 
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YRTC-Kearney

  • The Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney offers evidence based behavioral and skill building programming.
  • Individual therapy is offered for youth with behavioral and mental health needs, including substance abuse needs.
  • Case managers and therapists work together to develop individual case plans for each youth.
  • Treatment programming encourages youth to look at the change process and to gain skills to address their thinking errors and develop skills to make positive decisions.
  • Youth have the ability to earn incentives and privileges on the basis of positive behavior. Incentives can include group outings, special treats or other fun on-campus activities.

YRTC-Hastings

  • The Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center – Hastings (YRTC-Hastings) offers evidence-based cognitive behavioral and skill-building programming, to include:
    • Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)
    • Dealing with Anxiety
    • Managing Your Emotions
  • Individual therapy is also offered to youth with behavioral, mental health, and substance abuse needs.
  • Case Managers and therapists work together to develop case plans with outcomes determined by each youth's risks and needs. Other assessments are used to determine treatment needs.
  • Youth have the ability to earn incentives and privileges based on positive behavior. Incentives can include group outings, special treats, or other fun on-campus activities.
  • Youth also participate in Voices. A nationally acclaimed gender specific program of self-discovery and empowerment connected to abuse and trauma.

Whitehall PRTF

  • The Whitehall program assesses, treats, and re-engages youth with their families and communities. The program uses progressive, evidence-based practice for adolescent males who have engaged in sexual offenses.
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning are developed with input from an interdisciplinary team that includes:
    • Psychiatry
    • Psychology
    • Nursing service
    • Therapists/Social Workers
    • Therapeutic Recreation
    • Youth Security Specialists
    • Primary Care Physician
    • Education and Special Education Services
    • Chemical Dependency Counselor
    • Dietary
    • Tele-health over secure service 
  • Interventions
    • ​​Family therapy four times a month
    • Parenting skills training
    • Treatment of trauma
    • Treatment of attachment issues
    • Treatment of abuse and neglect issues
    • Development and use of safety plans
    • Development of social skills
    • Development of a Good Life Plan
    • Development of healthy sexual boundaries
    • Anger management training
    • Moral reasoning training
    • Cognitive restructuring
    • Treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse issues
    • Development of impulse-regulation skills
    • Special education services
    • Development of healthy leisure skills
    • Work and independent living skills
    • Practice the use of safety plans in the community under staff or parental supervision
    • Medical, dental, and vision services