Residential Services

Overview of Treatment

Youth Intensive Services utilizes a variety of therapy when treating residents. Cognitive-behavioral therapy teaches the resident how to adjust their thoughts and behaviors in regards to their condition, while group therapy imparts on how to interact with those around them. Some group therapy sessions also lets residents share their experiences and talk to others with the same diagnosis or problems. Behavior management is an additional form of therapy that focuses on the residents’ behaviors and actions in regards to their substance abuse.

Trauma-Informed Agency

We are a trauma-informed agency. In a trauma-informed system, services are designed to accommodate the needs of trauma survivors.


Trauma-informed services incorporate knowledge about trauma in all aspects of service delivery

Hospitable and Engaging

Trauma-informed services are hospitable and engaging for survivors

Minimize Re-victimization

Trauma-informed services minimize re-victimization

Facilitate Recovery

Trauma-informed services facilitate recovery

Therapeutic Residential Services

We utilize a variety of therapy techniques including cognitive-behavioral therapy, group therapy, and behavior management.


Trauma History

On average 82% of all children and adolescents in continuing care inpatient and intensive residential treatment have trauma histories.

Alcohol & Drugs

Teenagers with alcohol and drug problems are 6 to 12 times more likely to have a history of being physically abused and 18 to 21 times more likely to have been sexually abused than those without alcohol and drug problems.

Sexually Abused

Among juvenile girls identified by the courts as delinquent, more than 75% have been sexually abused.