Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities

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Sequel's PRTFs offer a structured residential environment that is safe for our residents because of the extensive direct-care and clinical staff support available to them. Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) residents enjoy robust educational opportunities as well as medication management; individual, group and family therapies with licensed clinicians; and extensive recreational opportunities. The residents benefit from experienced medical management teams comprised of psychiatrists and around-the clock nurses as well as a host of licensed clinicians. Our PRTFs host two types of programs:

Neurodevelopmental Programs

Sequel's neurodevelopmental programs (Bernalillo, Norris, Pomegranate, and 1/2 of Northern Illinois Academy) serve residents diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or with a non-specified developmental delay. Additional services available for these individuals include Occupational, Speech, and Physical therapies; 1:1 care and the services of certified Applied Behavioral Analysts. The programs are accredited by The Joint Commission and serve a diverse cross-section of exceptional children with a range of complex needs including, but not limited to

  • Complex Autism
  • Aspergers
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Orthopedic Impairments
  • Physical Impairments
  • Significant Psychiatric Impairment
  • with Developmental Disabilities
  • Health Impairments

Sequel's treatment strategies incorporate the latest approaches in a manner that focuses on each individual's inherent potential. Our strongly experienced and highly skilled, multidisciplinary staff meets children where they are and moves them toward their full potential with a mastery of critical life skills. We offer assessment and eclectic treatment interventions and program components, such as TEACCH, ABA, ABLLS, DIR, PECS, signing and Skill Building for our Neurodevelopmental Programs, which focus on the individual needs of the child. By matching treatment to the child's individual abilities and needs, continued progress becomes increasingly flexible and may be extended to a variety of settings, including home, group home, and school

Seriously Emotionally Disturbed ("SED"") Programs

Sequel's Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) programs (Kingston, Riverside and 1/2 of Northern Illinois Academy) are heavily staffed with medical and clinical teams who address both the mental and behavioral issues presented. Individual Treatment Plans are created under the supervision of psychiatrists. The programs are accredited by The Joint Commission and offer treatment for young people with a range of complex needs including, but not limited to:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Dually diagnosed: Mental Health and Substance Abuse
  • Self-harmful behaviors
  • Destructive behaviors

Sequel treatment strategies include a psychiatric assessment and ongoing psychiatric care, nursing, individualized treatment plans including individual, family and specific group therapies, skill building, and milieu treatment all implemented by credential and highly trained staff.

Our Locations

Bernalillo Academy

5400 Gibson Blvd. SE, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Tel: 505.924.6330
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Norris Academy

17 Ridgeway Rd
Norris, TN 37705
Tel: 865.494.5554
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Kingston Academy

183 Fiddlers Ln
Kingston, TN 37763
Tel: 865.376.2296
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Northern Illinois Academy

998 Corporate Blvd
Aurora, IL 60502
Tel: 847.391.8000
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