Residential and Day Treatment Services


Treatment Group Homes (NNCAS & SNCAS)

Treatment homes are a family-style residential home providing intensive highly structured treatment for severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents 7-17 years of age. Services within this program include:

  • Individual, family, and group therapies and behavior management
  • Clinical case management
  • Psychological, psychiatric assessment and evaluation
  • Parent training

Adolescent Treatment Center (NNCAS)

The Adolescent Treatment Center is a 16-bed residential program providing staff secure, 24-hour supervised treatment for the most severely emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered adolescents, 13-17 years of age. Service provided within the program include:

  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management
  • Individual, family, and group therapies
  • Psychological assessment and evaluation
  • Special education through Washoe County School District
  • Nursing care
  • Emergency evaluation and stabilization

Day Treatment (NNCAS)

Day Treatment Services are also provided at the Adolescent Treatment Center. Services available include:

  • Individual, family and group therapies and behavior management
  • Family therapy
  • Clinical case management
  • School consultation

Desert Willow Treatment Center (SNCAS)

Desert Willow Treatment Center is a licensed 58-bed psychiatric hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) that provides mental health treatment to children from throughout the state. The facility consists of two acute psychiatric units (20 beds) serving children 6-17 years of age, and three residential treatment units (38 beds) serving children 12-17 years of age. These programs provide psychiatric care to the most severely emotionally disturbed youth representing the most restrictive service alternatives in the state. Many of the children served present risks to themselves and/or their community. The services include:

  • Crisis intervention and stabilization
  • Individual, family, and group therapies and behavior management
  • Clinical case management
  • Psychological evaluation and consultation
  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management
  • Nursing care
  • Recreational therapy
  • Special education through the Clark County School District
  • Click here for more information on the Desert Willow Treatment Center

Day Treatment (SNCAS)

Day Treatment Services are also provided at the Desert Willow Treatment Center. Services available include:

  • Individual, family and group therapies and behavior management
  • Family therapy
  • Clinical case management
  • School consultation
  • more information on the Desert Willow Treatment Center