St. Joseph's Children's Home is a private, non-profit psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF) for youth ages six through seventeen that has been providing quality services to youth and families since 1930.
Providing psychiatric residential services for up to 62 youth, St. Joseph's offers a complete Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program on its campus in Torrington, Wyoming. Both secured and open living units are available, with 24-hour supervision, social skills training, psychotherapy, educational services and chemical dependency services provided by over 120 professional staff members. St. Joseph's school is a year-round, fully accredited K-12 program.
The children referred to St. Joseph's exhibit a variety of serious concerns including physical and sexual abuse or parental neglect, depression and suicide attempts, oppositional behavior and defiance of authority, runaway and substance abuse problems, excessive fear and anger, aggressive or sexually inappropriate behavior, and involvement with the juvenile court system. St. Joseph's exists to help residents identify challenges and develop the action plans necessary to assist in resolving problems. Support for the transformation of our residents into productive adults flows from openness, honesty, encouragement and providing all the tools necessary for this to occur.
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