Treatment Programs

Changes Richmond Child & Adolescent Outpatient

Changes offers Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs for children and adolescents, ages 8-17.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Schedule: Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 
School Holiday Break/Summer Schedule: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Length of program: 2-3 weeks, but varies on the patient’s individual needs and progress.

  • Study Hall to work on school assignments from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
  • Visits with the psychiatrist twice a week for medication management 
  • Four therapeutic groups per day with an assigned licensed clinician, including an activity group 
  • Family therapy session offered
  • Care coordination with external providers upon program completion
  • Lunch and snacks provided
  • Transportation – only from pickup location to program, parents must provide pick-up from facility

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Schedule: Monday through Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. 
School Holiday Break/Summer Schedule: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Length of program: 2-4 weeks, but varies on the patient’s individual needs and progress.

  • Minimum attendance of three days per week Monday-Thursday. 
  • Visits with the psychiatrist for initial admission and at discharge from program
  • Three therapeutic groups per day with an assigned licensed clinician 
  • Family therapy session on an as-needed basis
  • Care coordination with external providers upon program completion
  • Snacks provided
  • Transportation – only from pickup location to program, parents must provide pick-up from facility

Conditions Treated