Day treatment, or partial-hospital programs, provide six hours of programming each day, providing a higher level of care than the traditional outpatient setting and may follow inpatient hospitalization. Partial programs include group, individual, and family therapies under the supervision of a psychiatrist.
Kidstar Day Treatment Program
Kidstar is a daily treatment program for children 5–12 years of age that assists in clarifying the diagnosis of children with emotional and behavioral challenges. The treatment team includes board certified child/adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, expressive therapists, and an education specialist. Together they create an individualized treatment plan for each child.
Treatment includes a psychiatric evaluation, individual and family therapy, psychological and educational evaluations, school recommendations, and social skills training.
Teenscope is a daily treatment program for adolescents 12–18 that assists in clarifying diagnosis, resolving family issues, and providing treatment for all mental health issues. When appropriate, we also address chemical dependency issues.
The treatment team includes board certified child/adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, expressive therapists, an education specialist, as well as an addiction specialist, when appropriate. Together, with the patient and their family, the care team creates an individualized treatment plan.
The adolescents are evaluated for medication needs and participate in a psychoeducational assessment and additional psychological testing to provide the best course of treatment.
Teenscope includes a fully accredited education program allowing patients to earn credit toward graduation. The education specialist serves as a liaison to the patient’s school and provides advocacy and coordination when the student returns to their school.
Teenscope now has two locations: Research Park and South Salt Lake. Adolescents will be assessed and placed in the program location that best meets their clinical needs.
Dr. Ashlee Hardesty Van Ginkel, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree in California at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She then completed psychiatry residency at Brown University. She recently completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship here at the University of Utah School of Medicine. During both general ... Read More
Dr. Jennifer O’Donohoe graduated from the Triple Board Residency Program at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a board certified pediatrician, psychiatrist, and child psychiatrist. She currently works as an inpatient attending physician at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI). She sees patients aged 4-17 years old ... Read More
Kalyani Samudra has been in clinical practice for over 15 years. She has worked with emotionally disturbed youth in both academic and community/public psychiatry settings, and across inpatient, residential, day treatment and outpatient settings. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and neurology in both General Psychiatry and in Ch... Read More