Excelsior's Community Based Services
Program includes Outpatient Services
Day Treatment and Short Term Intensive Residential Treatment. Outpatient services are an important component of Excelsior's continuum of care and are designed to prevent or reduce the need for placement of the adolescent out of the home or community. Working from a Strength Based Care philosophy, the treatment team works with the client and her family to develop a treatment plan that is individualized to their needs and comprehensive in identifying sustainable community and family resources.
What client is appropriate
Clients that are struggling with mental health problems or family systems issues and may be at risk for hospitalization or out of home placement.
Clients that may be stepping down from a high level of care such as psychiatric hospitalization or residential treatment and need continued mental health services and support.
What client is NOT appropriate
Clients that are actively suicidal and require hospitalization or meet criteria for a higher level of care (ie: residential treatment and psychiatric hospitalization).
Treatment services include individual and family therapy, psychiatric services (optional), medical evaluation, mental health assessment, safety planning, discharge/aftercare planning. In-home behavior coaching and/or counseling, parenting skills training, crisis intervention/counseling and connecting with community resources and supports. EMDR, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Substance abuse counseling are optional.
Geographical Area of Service
Greater Denver-Metro Area. All other areas considered case by case.
Community Based Services
Referrals and Admissions
Referrals are accepted from county human services agencies, school districts, mental health centers, juvenile courts and families placing privately by contacting the Admissions Department at Excelsior.