Children's Day Treatment Services

While living at home, students attend school and receive a range of treatment services.  Services include individual, family and group therapy, psychiatric treatment and medication management, individualized education curriculum, crisis intervention, remedial training and vocational preparation.  In addition to academic classes and therapy sessions, students attend socialization and recreational programs.  The overall mission of the program is to help students achieve their academic potential while developing self-esteem and a positive association with learning.  The mission of day treatment is providing and maintaining services to children in their home communities.

Programs
Locations:

Break-Free Drug Milieu Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services, Counseling Services
2020 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW, CASAC
Phone: (718) 676-4280
Fax: (718) 676-4299
A group milieu program for adolescents ages 11 through 21 dually diagnosed with substance abuse, emotional, and behavioral problems. The program consists of therapeutic community milieu groups, alcohol and drug eduction, individual and family therapy, and psychiatric services as needed. It meets after school four hours, four days a week.

For more information, download our Break Free One-Pager (available in PDF format) 

Click here to learn what types of substance abuse and mental health treatments are offered at Break Free. 
Henry Ittleson Day Treatment Center Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
5050 Iselin Avenue
Riverdale, NY 10471 (map

Phone: (718) 549-6700
Fax: (718) 796-4614
A day-treatment program for severely emotionally disturbed children, ages 5 to 13, who are able to live at home or in a community residence, but require therapeutic and special education services.

 
Herschel Alt Westchester Day Treatment Center Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
226 Linda Avenue
Hawthorne, NY 10532 (map

Phone: (914) 773-7478
Fax: (914) 773-7666

An alternative to residential placement for emotionally disturbed youngsters, ages 10 to 18. While living at home, adolescents receive a full range of treatment services, including individual, family, and group therapy, individualized education curricula, remedial training, and vocational preparation. A special education school is on-site at the facility, which is on the grounds of the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Campus.

Manhattan Day Treatment Center Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
c/o P.S. 61M
610 East 12th Street, Room 506
New York, NY 10009 (map

Director: Darlene Foulke, LCSW
Phone: (212) 375-0163
Fax: (212) 375-0171

Serves the needs of troubled boys and girls, ages 5 to 11, with severe emotional and behavioral problems. Manhattan Day Treatment Center helps families and children by providing individual, family and milieu therapy, as well as special education.

Midwood Adolescent Project (MAP) Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
2020 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW, CASAC
Phone: (718) 676-4280
Fax: (718) 676-4299
MAP provides individual, family, and group therapy for adolescents ages 12 through 21 at risk of substance abuse, school problems, family conflict, and other stresses of teenage life. The program is licensed by New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services to provide substance-abuse prevention and early intervention services. MAP operates in Lincoln,. Murrow and Dewey High Schools and a few Yeshivas providing consultation, information and referral, and conducts discussion groups to reduce stress and conflict experienced by students.

Orthodox Treatment Program for Teens Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
2020 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW
Phone: (718) 676-4280
Fax: (718) 676-4299

Outpatient mental health program for Orthodox Jewish teens ages 11 through 21 with anxiety, depression, school problems, behavioral, emotional and substance abuse problems and family conflict; off-site consultations, groups, crisis intervention and referrals at several yeshivot; Orthodox Jewish professional staff.

Parent Resource Center Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
2795 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314 (map

Director: Deborah Miller, MS
Phone: (718) 698-5307
Fax: (718) 370-1142

Designed for the parents of youngsters with emotional, behavioral, and learning difficulties -- and run by them as well -- the Center provides supportive services, peer advocacy and information and referral. It also organizes special events and recreational activities, reaches out to others in the community, recruits volunteers and offers a "warm line."

For more information, download our Morris L. Black Counseling Center One-Pager (available in PDF format)

West Side School Day Treatment Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
935M [Manhattan High School]
317 West 52nd Street, Room 208
New York, NY 10019 (map

Phone: 212-757-1207
Fax: 212-757-1250

A day-treatment program for troubled adolescent boys, with emphasis on special education, individual, and family psychotherapy, and preparation for job training and placement.

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