Program is highly structured, self-contained, spycho-educational treatment program for emotionally disturbed teenage males and females from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Hill House CBAT/TCU blends psychiatric, clinical, milieu and educational tutoring services to youth referred by MBHP funded hospitals, Emergency Service Teams and other contracting insurance companies. The CBAT treatment philosophy is built on a short-term, crisis stabilization and strengths-based service model where youth recieve psychiatric , educational and clinical care in a relationship intensive milieu aimed at stabalizing emotional and behaivoral crises and reuniting youth with their families or into other permanency placements in a timely fashion. The TCU model provides short-term transitional shelter home care to youth stepping down from impatient settings while waiting awaiting permanency placement. The program provides sufficient structure and support and commensurate with client supervision needs to promote emotional and physical safety in an unlocked setting. MBHP and DCF may determined that a youth in a program CBAT bed is eligible to move into a TCU bed. Both types of beds are short-term; shelter beds as defined by DEEC licensing regulations. Both bed types serve more or less the same types of referrals with the difference being that TCU youth have completed a course of inpatient treatment whereas CBAT youth may not since CBAT beds may be used by design as inpatient alternatives.
6 Echo Avenue
Beverly, MA 01915
Jennifer Machado, LICSW
Sean Riley, House Manager
Dr. David Schopick, Board Certified Child Psychiatrist
Pam Corrigan, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
John Pratico, Mental Health Counselor
Maria Kostyk, Licensed Mental Health counselor.
Psychiatric and crisis stabilization
Public or Referral:
For CBAT, call the program to determine bed availability and fax referral information for the program to quickly evaluate placement appropriateness taking into account the needs of the indivudal and the current youth in care. For TCU, referrals are made from Department of Children and Families and processed through MBHP of Beacon Health.