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The BRC Children's Program provides a structured, supportive setting for boys and girls to address issues of attachment, hyperactivity, aggression, out-of-control and self destructive behaviors, depression, trauma, abuse, as well as school and socialization issues. The Program's focus, in addition to individual treatment issues, is on the development of positive, goal-oriented behaviors, development of social and communications skills, and enhancement of self esteem. Clinical therapies and medication management are combined with structured classroom and living milieus, activity and music therapy to address the presenting issues at multiple levels.
The Young Adolescent Program focuses on issues common to males and females, at a particularly difficult stage for many troubled youth. Issues of hyperactivity, attention deficit, authority, peer problems and aggression are targeted specifically in this program, in addition to addressing school difficulties, depression, out-of-control and self-destructive behaviors. Like other BRC programs, the treatment is focused and implemented to address each client's individual needs.
The Barry Robinson Center also offers a leading program named SCIP (Social & Cognitive Impairment Program), created in 1990 to be a “Center for Excellence” for adolescents with learning disabilities, cognitive impairments or emotional/ behavioral issues. The SCIP Program makes use of the Boys Town Psychoeducational Model, utilizing positive reinforcement in maintaining focus on treatment goals throughout each child’s entire day. Learn More
The Older Adolescent Program provides males and females a structured program in which to address a wide range of emotional and mental health issues ranging from depression, aggression, anger, rejection, compulsive behavior, eating disorders, issues of trauma and abuse, school issues including truancy, and experimentation with drugs and alcohol. In addition to individual and group therapies, this program addresses adolescent issues that have become problematic and present obstacles to the development of positive transition to adulthood.