Alexian Brothers / AMITA Health (Partial Program , Intensive Outpatient Program) Mulitiple locations in Illinois)
The School Anxiety/Refusal program at AMITA Health Behavioral Medicine Institute helps students overcome their school-related fears through proven medication and exposure and response (ERP) strategies based on real-world evidence of what works. In addition to a multidisciplinary team of anxiety experts and school refusal specialists, we also provide each student with an onsite school liaison to help ease their transition back to a typical school schedule.
Our program aligns with other treatment tracks for related conditions such as eating disorders, self-injury, autism, conduct disorders and chemical dependency. Our program may also include skills and process groups, including: Relaxation, Expressive therapy, Stress management, Peer refusal skills, Family contracting, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Exposure therapy, Family therapy
For most conditions, our care ranges from closely monitored inpatient hospital care to outpatient therapy. Treatment may include skills training groups and other types of innovative therapies. Shown below are the levels of care we offer for school anxiety and avoidance. Youth Inpatient Care, Child and Adolescent Partial Hospitalization – ages 9-17, Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Care – ages 13-17, including after school program, Outpatient Group Practice, AMITA Health GlenOaks Therapeutic Day School
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Hoffman Estates : 855.383.2224 , 855.MyAMITA (692.6482)