Residential Treatment Program for Adolescents in Indianapolis, IN

Resource Treatment Center is committed to providing the best care in the least restrictive setting possible and offers a broad continuum of care designed to meet the needs of every child and family based on the individual needs and risks of each situation.

Program Overview

The Resource secure residential program is a 32-bed specialized treatment facility for adolescent males between the ages of 12-17 with special consideration given to residents 18 to 21 years of age who have a history of demonstrating sexually maladaptive behaviors in addition to the other emotional and behavioral impairments. Residential treatment here at Resource is a unique multi-faceted therapeutic program designed to give every child a chance to succeed academically, socially, and emotionally.

Individualized Treatment

Treatment at Resource is designed based upon individual needs making sure to address each patients unique recovery needs. We use a multidisciplinary team approach to treatment consisting of the child’s family, physicians, therapists, nurses, teachers, and youth care specialists. Through a variety of therapeutic methods, we help our residents establish more appropriate coping skills, learn how to manage their impulsive behaviors, and develop better social skills. Additionally, we emphasize specific treatment aspects including development of appropriate relationships, moral development, personal and social responsibility, and self-understanding.

Treatment Components

At Resource Treatment Center special attention is given to family involvement and every effort is made to ensure regular family contact and communication. Additionally, we focus on rapid achievement of appropriate community or home passes to begin practicing and implementing learned treatment concepts and skills. We believe that a strong family support system greatly enhances each child’s success and prognosis in the recovery process. All family members are encouraged to be part of the treatment team and assist in guiding the care for their child. Furthermore, each child is viewed as unique and each family is viewed as the expert in providing input and guidance regarding their child.

Resource treatment components include:

  • Structured Secure Milieu
  • 24-Hour Supervision
  • Psychological Testing
  • Relapse Prevention and Protection Planning
  • Specialized Ancillary Groups(i.e.:  Assault Cycles, Trauma Outcome, and Healthy Relationships)
  • Sexual Process Groups
  • Regular Individual, Group and Family Therapy
  • Multidisciplinary Treatment Team Meetings
  • On-Site Accredited Education Services
  • Reunification and Aftercare Planning

Appropriate Referrals

Appropriate referrals for our residential program may include:

  • Males between the ages of 12-17 with special consideration given to residents 18 to 21 years of age
  • IQ greater than 70
  • A substantiated or adjudicated offense  OR acknowledgment of sexually maladaptive behaviors and an indication that there is a motivation for treatment
  • Displays potential to benefit from therapeutic residential placement
  • DSM diagnosis with substantiation of the pervasiveness of the disorder
  • Deemed incapable of benefiting from a less-restrictive level of care

I always felt so misunderstood, but at Resource it was like someone finally took the time to get to know me. That made a huge difference. This place helped me so much.