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Palmetto Pee Dee Behavioral Health- Florence

Palmetto Pee Dee Behavioral Health is a residential treatment facility for males and females ages 6 to 21.

Clients come here seeking care for a range of psychiatric or addictive disease diagnoses including general psychiatric issues, dually diagnosed, post-traumatic stress disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, autism, intellectually disabled - mild to moderate, pervasive developmental disorders and low functioning, sexually reactive issues.

Palmetto Pee Dee Behavioral Health is a residential treatment program for severely psychiatrically disturbed males and females with varying degrees of intellectual and developmental functioning. Separate units accommodate
various treatment needs of children and adolescents ranging in age from 6 to 21. Treatment planning is individualized to meet a wide spectrum of issues. Services are rendered by an interdisciplinary team of providers under the direction of a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist.

TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY

Palmetto Pee Dee Behavioral Health emphasizes a positive therapeutic approach that reinforces the client's strengths and desired behavioral changes. Structure, consistency, safety, respect for the rights of the client and family members, close supervision, continuous evaluation, recognition of individual needs, and positive reinforcement are paramount to the success of clients. We view our
relationships with families, referral sources and placing agencies as paramount in establishing and maintaining effective treatment. We strive to stabilize and transition clients to a less restrictive level of care in a timely manner.

Specialty Treatment Areas:

• Oppositional Defiant Disorder
• Conduct Disorder
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
• Reactive Attachment Disorder
• Mood Disorders
• Thought Disturbances
• Schizophrenia
• Bipolar Disorder
• Asperser's/Mild Autism
• Trauma Recovery
• Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
• Intellectually Disabled -Mild to Moderate
• Sexually Reactive Youth

PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DELAYED  SEXUALLY REACTIVE YOUTH

Program Description
 
The DD-Sexually Reactive Youth Program is designed to meet the needs of children between the ages of 6 to 21 with tested I.Q.s of 50 + who have behaved in sexually reactive ways. The program helps these youth develop healthy boundaries, social and relationship skills, decision-making, coping strategies and self-confidence based on each individual's cognitive and developmental level. Supervision is provided by mental health professionals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Treatment Approach


Palmetto Pee Dee Behavioral Health utilizes the Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest for Developmentally Disabled clients when appropriate. The primary clinical intervention for youth with developmental delays and sexually reactive is cognitive-behavioral therapy with emphasis on psycho-education and therapeutic growth through developmentally appropriate activities in an active, participative, and fun environment.

Therapeutic Interventions

A variety of therapeutic modalities are employed. The primary intervention used is a Cognitive Behavioral approach which is adapted individually to meet the varying abilities and needs of the clients. Treatment is participative, active, and uses multi-sensory techniques to maximize interest and engagement.

• Medication Management by Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
• Individual and Family Therapy with a Master's Level Clinician
• Group Therapy and Psycho-educational Groups Provided by All Members of the
Interdisciplinary Team Several Times Per Day
• Recreational Therapy daily
• Educational Services Provided by South Carolina, Florence District One (school year)
• 24 Hour Nursing and Medical Services
• Chemical Dependence/Substance Abuse Groups
• Spirituality Groups
• Discharge Planning and Transition Services

ADMISSIONS


To call about bed availability or to make a referral, please contact: Kim Griffin, Director of Admissions, Palmetto Behavioral Health System Residential Treatment Centers.
Office: 843-667-0644, Cell: 843-250-2022, Fax: 843-669-5127.


Referrals and admissions may be made 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Most
Major Insurance Accepted. All Major Credit Cards Accepted.

 

Florence Pee Dee Behavioral Health Brochure (click here)

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