When children and adolescents are confronted with the challenges that surround the presence of intellectual and developmental disabilities, they oftentimes require an intensive level of treatment programs that will enable them to develop the skills they need to successfully navigate through life. At Millcreek of Magee, a treatment facility in Mississippi, we recognize the nature of the concerns that can arise when children and adolescents are struggling to gain a sense of control over their independence while battling against the trials that can come from the presence of intellectual and developmental disabilities. For this reason, we offer specialized treatment programs at our facility that provides comprehensive treatment for children and adolescents who have intellectual disabilities, as well as care for those who have concerns that come with co-occurring psychiatric conditions.
At our treatment facility, we have been providing quality behavioral healthcare and educational programs to developmentally delayed and emotionally disturbed children and adolescents in the state of Mississippi for over 30 years. Our Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) is the only private program of its kind in the state that services children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 21. As the first provider of child and adolescent programs in the state of Mississippi to receive accreditation by The Joint Commission, our treatment facility is proud of the superior treatment that we are able to provide children and adolescents who are entrusted to our treatment facility.
Children and adolescents who take part in treatment through our ICF/IID program are provided with consistent, around-the-clock care and monitoring from highly trained and qualified mental health professionals at our treatment facility who make it their sole mission to ensure that all are given every opportunity possible to thrive. With treatment programs at our facility that are highly individualized to meet each and every need that is specific to each of our patients, we strive to help the children and adolescents in our care find an increased sense of self-worth by building their confidence and emphasizing and encouraging the strengths they already possess as they work through our facility’s treatment programs. Activities and therapeutic interventions are developed based solely on each child’s or adolescent’s existing skills set, strengths, and developmental capabilities, so as to ensure success.
Children and adolescents in our ICF/IID program at our treatment facility are offered a vast array of therapeutic and educational programs that are tailored to help them grow behaviorally, emotionally, and academically. School is held at our treatment facility on a daily basis from 9:00am-3:00pm with classrooms that are designed using evidence-based practices that incorporate tasks and education that is focused on developing and enhancing skills for daily living. Additionally, daily living skills are taught and reinforced within the home setting as well so as to ensure that children fully develop the tools needed to successfully manage life outside of our treatment facility. Children and adolescents also take part in many community activities at our treatment facility on a regular basis in order to encourage active community integration.
At Millcreek of Magee, a behavioral disorders treatment facility in Mississippi, we employ board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists who are on call 24/7, as well as psychiatric nurse practitioners and family physicians who are available around-the-clock to meet any needs that our patients may have. Our multidisciplinary staff at our treatment facility is also available to provide the following programs for our patients, as is determined by their individualized treatment programs:
- Language / speech therapy
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Recreational therapy
The staff at our treatment facility in Mississippi is dedicated to helping children and adolescents lead healthier, happier, and more productive lives. If your child or adolescent is struggling with intellectual or developmental disabilities or also co-occurring psychiatric concerns, look no further than our treatment programs at Millcreek. We will do everything we can to help your child be successful and confident in their future.