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Therapeutic Day Program

Accredited and Licensed by State of NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health to provide day treatment services for 16 children ages 3-7 with behavioral/emotional disorders. The program is also CABHA Certified/Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency. 

Our program operates Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm. 

Credentialed by Cardinal Innovations Healthcare, Sandhills, Partners and Vaya to be a contract provider. Families without Medicaid and NC HealthChoice are assessed a sliding scale fee based upon income.  Some other insurance sources cover a portion of the service fee; again a sliding scale fee would be applied depending on the coverage of the individual and plan terms. 

Located next to Forsyth Medical Center but affiliated with Wake Forest University Health Sciences Department of Pediatrics. 

Direct-care professional staff each has degree in area of expertise and include:

  • Educational Therapist
  • Music Therapy
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Behavioral Specialist

Therapy assistants have numerous years of experience in the field. 

Day treatment services for client will include behavior management strategies which emphasize positive reinforcement, development of appropriate social skills, academic instruction by a Winston-Salem Forsyth County Teacher, and community outings to provide practice for reintegration to client’s school/home setting. 

Each client has an Individualized 'Person-Centered Plan' to address treatment goals. 

In addition, program employs a Clinical Social Worker to provide parent training and set up services for family in the community. The program’s Child Psychologist develops an individual behavior plan for each client, assists with parent training and provides psychotherapy and/or testing as needed. If client exhibits any other significant behaviors, The Psychologist and the Clinical Social Worker are qualified to identify and give a diagnosis. 

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatricians from Wake Forest School of Medicine are on site for consultation and medication management if deemed advisable. 

Professional therapy staff will provide training for classroom personnel when child is ready to transition back into his/her school setting. 

Transportation Services are available for eligible clients. 

Outpatient Counseling Services: Licensed clinician provides supportive counseling, utilizing creative and highly effective counseling techniques specifically designed to support the ‘younger’ child and family.