GENDER SPECIFIC PROGRAM
ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

The Gender Specific Program currently requires the following minimum criteria to be considered for admission to the facility:

  • Must be a female.
  • Must be under the age of 18 but no younger than 11 years old. *children younger than 12 may require an assessment.
  • Must be a resident of Ohio. *We would be willing to work with other states once the proper contracts and paperwork are in place.
  • They must have open active cases with the Juvenile Justice System or Childrens Services.
  • A referral must be made by Juvenile Court or Childrens Services, as they will be required to be placed in their temporary custody during placement.
  • Cannot display signs or communicate suicidal ideation or behaviors.
  • Cannot display signs or communicate homicidal ideation or violent behaviors.
  • The child must have intellect high enough to retain an understanding of the components and requirements of the program, as well as the ability to respond to behavior modification. This information will be gathered through interviews of the resident and or placing agency representative as well as any available prior history on the child.
  • Any potential resident that has history of violence, serious drug and alcohol withdraw, suicidal tendencies, self-abusive behaviors, or any other area that may hinder the childs ability to process our program, we require these be address prior to placement and continue through placement.

A child will NOT be accepted into the Gender Specific Program based on the following:

  • Male
  • A Child exhibiting severe withdrawal symptoms from drug or alcohol abuse will not be admitted until they have gone through detoxification.
  • Under the age of 11 or after 18th birthday.
  • No direct placements by parent or guardian
  • If the childs family lives in an area that makes participation in the required counseling and visitation impossible due to the distance away from the program.
  • Actively suicidal or homicidal and considered a danger to themselves or others.
  • Currently intoxicated or suffering severe withdrawal symptoms.
  • If the child does not have the intellect high enough to retain an understanding of the components and requirements of the program, as well as the ability to respond to behavior modification.
  • A Child who is suffering from severe hallucinations that will interfere with the treatment process.
  • A Child is in need of acute medical care.
  • Child who has a chronic physical ailment, which requires constant monitoring by a medical professional.
  • A Child who suffers from Epilepsy that is not medically controlled.
  • Children with a physical or emotional handicap that will interfere with the treatment process.
  • A Child with a history of or current sexually aggressive related charge *not including current trends such as sending inappropriate texts etc.

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