Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Resource Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Resource Treatment Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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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.