Residential Treatment

Residential Treatment:

Rogers is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital, nationally recognized for specialty residential treatment programs for eating disorders, addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders for children, teens and adults.

Child Center FAQ

Since each child is admitted for individual behaviors and each child has personalized treatment goals, this question should be addressed by your child’s social worker/counselor. Specific strategies will be provided by the physician, social worker/counselor and other members of the treatment team.

The items that you can and can’t bring vary depending on the level of care. As part of your orientation, staff will thoroughly check all of your child’s belongings shortly after arrival. Any inappropriate items will be returned to you or secured by Rogers Memorial staff until discharge. If you have more specific questions, please contact our admissions department.

Inpatient Hospitalization
Plan on bringing enough clothes for seven days. Your child will need clothes and shoes suitable for indoor and outdoor activities. At least one pair of shoes should completely cover your child’s foot from toe to heel. Your child should bring his/her own personal hygiene items; however, we do have some items on the unit in case of an emergency. You may bring schoolwork for your child to complete during his/her stay if necessary. Most kids feel more comfortable with their own blanket, pillow and a favorite stuffed animal. (Children under age 12 are allowed to bring a few additional toys based on the program level.) Electronic toys, cell phones, CD/tape players, iPods and computers are not allowed.


If the attending physician feels it is necessary to make an adjustment to your child’s current medication(s), he/she will discuss this with you. No psychiatric medications will be started without the consent of the parent/guardian, except in an emergency situation. Information about any new medication prescribed will be provided to both you and your child. Specific questions you have about medications can be answered by the physician or nursing staff.

Each child’s stay at the hospital is dependent upon the level of care, their personalized treatment plan and progress toward achieving their treatment plan goals. Your child’s physician or social worker/counselor can answer more specific questions about your child’s length of stay.

When your child is admitted you will receive a packet that includes a weekly schedule with visitation hours and phone times. If these times conflict with job responsibilities and/or child care arrangements, alternative times may be arranged. Please discuss arrangements with your child’s social worker/counselor. Please note that the Child and Adolescent Center’s families are expected to participate in the treatment process by attending family sessions and therapy sessions held during the week.

The activities that your child is involved in vary depending on the level of care. Components of the treatment program include: goal setting group, school/homework, written assignments and journaling, social work processing and specialty education groups, experiential and art therapy groups, and play therapy (if appropriate).

Based on a review of this screening, a physician or psychologist will be contacted by admissions staff to review the information to determine if our treatment services will meet your needs. After this clinical review, admissions staff will contact you and share the physician’s recommendation.

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