Benefits of Sending Your Child To A Teen Assessment Center

Benefits of Sending Your Child To A Teen Assessment Center

Benefits of Sending Your Child To A Teen Assessment Center

A teen assessment center is all about clarifying a teen’s diagnosis and making sure it’s correct. Licensed experts such as a psychologist, psychiatrist, professional therapist and psychiatric nurse practitioner will review an adolescent’s current diagnosis and medication for its accuracy and effectiveness, then improve it if needed. From there, a teen is re-assessed and diagnosed throughout the treatment process. This experience can be extremely beneficial for a teenager in a critical state or constantly struggling in daily life. As someone with years of experience and professional clinical training in this field, I’m familiar with the benefits that come with sending your child to a teen assessment center.

Benefits of a teen assessment center

  1. Crisis Stabilization: 

    Many programs don’t have the ability to stabilize a teenager in crisis. A teen assessment center often has this feature. Once stabilized, your child can move onto multidisciplinary and comprehensive assessments combined with long-term treatment planning and effective diagnostics.  The components of crisis stabilization include medical assessment and pharmacological intervention, and a psychosocial needs assessment and therapeutic intervention.

  2. Superior Assessment & Treatment:

    A teen assessment center should have a strong focus on therapy through individual, family, and group therapy sessions with a licensed therapist every week. The treatment plans should also be individualized in order to make the therapy even more effective and intensive for each patient. During the process to provide the most effective treatment, your child should be re-assessed to come up with the best diagnosis with the utmost clarity.

  3. Planning for the Future:

    A teen assessment center provides a clearer picture for your family’s next steps in treatment. While your child will receive treatment while in a teen assessment center, the main purpose is to provide stabilization, assessment, and accurate diagnosis–which enables a family to decide how to move forward if further treatment is required.

ViewPoint Center can help

ViewPoint Center is a mental health hospital for teens, ages 12 to 17. At ViewPoint Center, we provide superior assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and stabilization–all in a personalized environment for your child in crisis.

For more information about how ViewPoint Center can help your teen, contact us today at 855-290-9682!

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