Region Ten's Therapeutic Day Treatment (TDT) serves children and youth, ages three through 21, with behavioral or emotional issues that are impairing their functioning at school and who are in need of daily and intensive intervention to address these issues. Common issues in children and youths that benefit from the program include are anxiety, depression, disruptive and oppositional behaviors, hyperactivity and impulsivity and who lack of age-appropriate anger management or social skills. The program helps children and youth who experience these issues by using behavioral plans, coordination with parents and school staff, psycho-education, and skills training. The program uses individual and small group sessions and support throughout the school day to help the child or youth meet their goals and goals identified by parents and teachers. All program staff meet state guidelines for behavioral health providers and use an evidence-based curriculum provided by Lions Quest.
Poplar Springs Hospital offers the Partial Hospitalization Program, an intensive behavioral health treatment program providing an alternative to inpatient hospitalization, or a "step down" for individuals leaving an inpatient behavioral health setting. This program benefits individuals who don't require inpatient hospitalization but would benefit from additional structure and support beyond traditional outpatient therapies. Participants would with Virginia licensed clinicians, a Registered Nurse, a Psychiatrist and fellow participants.
The Virginia Beach Community Services Board's After-School Therapeutic Day Treatment (ASTDT) increases the social, educational and psychological development of children in elementary school, grades K-5 that have a behavioral health diagnosis. This model of service offers clinical intervention and supports children in the community with a focus on skill building. The After School Therapeutic Day Treatment classroom provides consistent structure and staff response to maximize behavioral and therapeutic potential for the child.