ABOUT

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Waco Center for Youth is a long-term psychiatric residential treatment facility serving teenagers between the ages of 13 through 17 experiencing emotional or behavioral difficulties.  The facility bases its treatment philosophy on a strength-based model where strengths are identified and skills are taught as needed. 

 

Waco Center for Youth's mission is achieved by modeling five core values:

Helping 

Healing

Relationship

Responsibility

Commitment

Services Offered

Education

Individual, family, and group therapy

Medication Management

Medical Services

Dietary and nutrition services

Therapeutic recreation

Equine program and challenge course

Social and self-regulation skills training

Rights protection

Spiritual and residential life

Aftercare

Waco Center for Youth partners with Axtell ISD for educational purposes.  Please visit their website here to learn more about how the teachers play a vital role in the clients education.

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This facility is 1 of 10 state hospitals governed by the Health and Specialty System, part of the Health and Human Services Commission of Texas.

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Waco Center for Youth is accredited under the Behavioral Health Care Standards of the Joint Commission and offers a rich and varied program providing comprehensive services.