Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Adolescent Supported Employment Program in Mississippi

Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center offers residential treatment and home-based programs for children & adolescents struggling with psychiatric and behavioral disorders.

About Our Supported Employment Program

Learn about our Supported Employment program at Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center in Mississippi

At Millcreek of Magee, a treatment facility in Mississippi, our Home and Community Based Waiver Services’ philosophy of providing care in the least restrictive environment possible can be seen clearly in its efforts to integrate individuals with intellectual disabilities into competitive employment.  Minimum standards for employment services will be met and/or exceeded through procedures outlined in the Supported Employment Services ID/DD Waiver.

Referrals from Support Coordination

Referrals from Support Coordination to Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center in Mississippi

When a referral is received from Support Coordination for an individual desiring employment, our treatment facility will begin the process of finding a competitive job suitable to the individual’s abilities and desires.  The programs for those who benefit from this type of program include, but are not limited to:

  •     Individualized assessment
  •     Exploration of employment options available
  •     Thorough job searching
  •     Assistance with completing and submitting job applications
  •    Transportation between the place of residence and the job site
  •    Effective job training and coaching

Individuals who receive assistance with these programs at our facility will also receive a well-developed profile.  Some of the information that will be included in these profiles include:

  •     The advantages of employing individuals with disabilities
  •     Each individual’s unique skills and competencies
  •     Ways in which work environments can be adapted to facilitate training and employment of individuals
  •     with disabilities
  •     On-going support

Diverse Choices & Opportunities

The diverse choices available through the supported employment program at Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center

Our treatment facility’s Home and Community Based Waiver Services will visit, through Job Exploration, an array of businesses to give the individual diverse choices and options for training and employment opportunities.  A goal of Job Exploration is to place an individual in a job that they desire.

Social Programs

Social programs & interactions encouraged in the supported employment program at Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center

Additionally, individuals with disabilities will participate in social programs that are associated with work in the community.  Social interactions at our facility will be encouraged, as the development of new friendships is one of many natural supports that are needed.  Actions taken on behalf of the individuals in this area will be documented in Contact Summaries.

What to Expect

What to expect from the supported employment program at Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center in Mississippi

We expect that every individual referred to our treatment facility to receive this service will find competitive employment in the community. Our treatment facility’s Home and Community Based Waiver Services has an open-door policy to allow individuals the ability to return to Prevocational and/or Day Services – Adult programs at their discretion.

Lastly, all Job Coaches who work in our treatment facility’s programs must complete our Driver Safety Course and pass a Mississippi Driver’s Check, as it is a component of our policy to ensure every individual’s safety.  This is done so that all individuals, including those in need of handicapped-accessible transportation, will be transported in vehicles capable of meeting their needs in a safe manner.