Adolescent Residential Treatment Centers


Young House Family Services operates a comprehensive residential treatment facility: Christamore Family Treatment Center was started in 1972, is located in Mt. Pleasant and is licensed through the Iowa Department of Human Services to serve up to 16 girls and boys ages 11 17. The majority of residential clients are adjudicated either a delinquent or a CINA (Child in need of assistance), however, there are also private pay situations arranged through a school district or another funding source. Educational services are provided on campus. Skill development groups are facilitated several times daily on an individual and group basis to teach and enhance skills such as anger management, coping, stress management, communication, and relationship building. Family treatment services and family-focused activities are facilitated weekly to promote family involvement and enhance successful reunification for the child and family.





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