What You Need to Know When Your Child Is Admitted to a Psychiatric Facility
by Heidi Brescher
This is a concise 5,300 word article which covers standard practices and treatment in child and adolescent psych units. Also offered is information for parents about billing, follow up treatment, and communicating with the unit staff. I am currently a clinician on a children’s psych unit in Florida, and I have worked for years on child, adult and geriatric psych units in multiple states.