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 Piney Ridge 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 Piney Ridge 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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Treatment Programs & Levels Of Care

At Piney Ridge, our goal is to provide compassionate, results-based care for children and adolescents who are struggling with problematic sexual behaviors alongside mental illness. To that end, we have developed specialized programming to meet the needs of each individual in our care.

Piney Ridge Center is a psychiatric residential treatment center that is specifically designed for children and adolescents ages 7-17 who are having difficulties with problematic sexual behaviors that are complicated by mental illness. Our residential program treats both issues simultaneously through a multidisciplinary treatment approach to better ensure for a successful recovery.

Through our program we help our patients learn to take responsibility for both their problematic sexual behaviors and any other behavioral problems they may have. Our highly structured program provides each child with an environment that promotes learning healthy coping skills, behavior management techniques, and relapse prevention techniques.

Each one of our patients receives an individualized treatment plan that is developed to meet their personal needs. Treatment is administered under the direct supervision of a psychiatrist and is provided by nurses, social workers, teachers, therapeutic recreation specialists, and others who are committed to the well-being of our residents.

Piney Ridge offers a number of different therapeutic methods which include:

  • Sexual rehabilitative program
  • 24-hour nursing supervision
  • Board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist
  • On-site general medical services
  • Social skills training
  • Technology center with computer lab
  • ACT/College prep
  • Substance abuse education and treatment
  • Individual, family, and group therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • On-site, state-certified educational program
  • Discharge planning and aftercare services
  • Gender and age specific programming
  • Community reintegration activities

At Piney Ridge Center we are dedicated to providing exceptional treatment and support to children, adolescents, and their families that will help each patient successfully overcome their difficulties and reintegrate back into their community. Our mission is to provide the best possible patient outcomes utilizing industry standard best practices.