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Day Hospital / Intensive Outpatient Youth Program Description

WellSpan Philhaven offers to two options for your child, depending on the amount of time necessary for daily treatment: Day Hospital and Intensive Outpatient.

Child and Adolescent Program Tracks

Day Hospital Track

Children in the Day Hospital Program can attend up to 6 hours per day, 5 days per week, Monday through Friday.

Intensive Outpatient Track

Children in the Intensive Outpatient Track attend for 3 hours per day and generally attend 3-5 days per week, Monday through Friday.


Programming in both tracks includes, but is not limited to:

  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Coping Skills
  • Anger Management
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Skills
  • Self-Esteem
  • Problem Solving

Family involvement is crucial to the child’s success in this program. A family session with parent, child or adolescent and case counselor is scheduled each week. Daily communication between counselors and parents is structured within the program.