Rogers child and adolescent day treatment program offers a specialized trauma program for ages 5 to 18. The program is specific for those who may suffer from behavioral health issues related to the experience of a traumatic event. The overall focus is on alleviation of the painful symptoms that can arise following such an event that may include:
- Physcial abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Loss of parent due to death or incarceration
- Multiple transitions in the foster care system
- Witnessing domestic violence or murder
In this trauma-informed care, children and adolescents will learn to:
- Safely express their feelings about the trauma
- Come to see their own reactions as normative
- Reduce their feelings of same
- Learn to put the traumatic experience into a larger context
- Obtain a sense of mastery regarding the painful events they have experience
- Participate in groups with peers who share similar experiences
- Heal from their experiences to reduce long term effects
Like all the young people in Rogers Memorials day treatment program, everyone enrolled in the trauma-informed program will receive a multidisciplinary evaluation including:
- Psychological evaluation
- Nursing assessment
- Psycho-social assessment
- Education assessment
Medicaion consultation with a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist is also available.
Rogers trauma-informed care day treatment program is available at:
Milwaukee: Monday – Friday, 8 to 11:00 a.m.
Groups for ages 5 – 7 and ages 8 – 12
Brown Deer: Monday – Friday 1:00 to 4 p.m.
Groups for ages 12 – 18
Each program's school liaison works with school professionals so they have an understanding of the child's diagnosis and how it may affect school performance.
Is Child and Adolescent Day Treatment right for your child? Call 800-767-4411 for admissions or request a screening online