Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Care Program

Laurel Heights Hospital is specifically designed to provide inpatient psychiatric stabilization and treatment for children and adolescents ages 6 – 17 who present with comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder or other neuro-developmental disorders. The primary objective of treatment is to quickly stabilize the symptoms that led to hospitalization, including severe self- injury, suicidal behavior and/or severe aggression. Treatment integrates psychiatric and applied behavior analytic interventions and strategies to stabilize severe symptoms and assist the patient in acquiring self- management and coping skills.

Multi-Disciplinary Team

  • Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists
  • Licensed Therapists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)
  • Certified Recreational Therapists
  • Speech & Occupational Therapists
  • Consulting Board Certified Doctoral Level Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Consulting Psychologist
  • Certified Special Education Teacher

Admission Criteria

  • Imminent and significant risk of harm, including major aggression, suicidal behavior, self-harm.

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