The Encyclopedia of Residential Treatment Options for Troubled Teens™ is a comprehensive how-to guide for parents of teens in crisis. This informative resource takes parents through the research, decision, and action steps of their search. It provides an orientation to the marketplace and empowers parents to know they are on the right path to finding the right treatment option for their teen.
As managed care took hold of traditional psychiatric services for adolescents in the early 1990s, options began to vanish for parents who needed treatment for their troubled teen. A thriving marketplace of new and innovative parent-choice residential options has risen to meet a national crisis. But buyer beware, the exponential growth of options has become confusing, hard to compare, and even misleading.
The Encyclopedia of Residential Treatment Options for Troubled Teens™ empowers parents with practical tools for their pursuit of the best treatment option for their teen. The encyclopedia’s value-packed pages take parents through each stage of the search–from web research to admission day. From hard to find low cost and free residential options to the nation’s most elite therapeutic organizations, this book shows parents how to use the web while avoiding internet scams and programs of questionable reputation. Given the investment parents are about to make in money, time, and effort, The Encyclopedia of Residential Treatment Options for Troubled Teens™ is a must-have resource.