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Virtual Adolescent After-School Program

Ages 13-18

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Program Overview

Compass Health Center’s Virtual After-School Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Program treats adolescents struggling with Mood & Anxiety Disorders. Adolescents in this program continue to attend school during the day and join IOP virtually in the late afternoon. Compass provides evidence-based therapies to help teenagers develop more effective coping skills, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). As part of Compass’s individualized care model, adolescents participate in family therapy with one or more of their family members, which greatly facilitates symptom management and overall treatment goals.

What to Expect - Compass Health Center

What to Expect

Compass’s multi-disciplinary team develops an individualized treatment plan for each patient that includes:

  • 100% virtual PHP/IOP programs
  • Programming is designed for virtual setting–interactivity, breaks, movement and experiential activities are used to avoid “screen fatigue”
  • Clinical outcomes are equivalent to in-person care
  • Consistently exceptional patient satisfaction ratings
  • Full psychiatric evaluation
  • Regular psychiatric consultations with a dedicated psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner
  • Daily structured group therapy
  • Regular individual therapy sessions with a dedicated individual therapist
  • Regular family therapy sessions with a dedicated family therapist (encouraged, not required for 18+)
  • Experiential therapies such as creative expression, improv, music therapy or mindfulness
  • Ongoing reassessments and modifications to treatment plan

Compass’s customized treatment plans are tailored to the needs of each individual and adapted as needed over the course of treatment. Program participants work therapists who specialize in mood & anxiety in adolescents. This individualized approach to treatment supports teens in moving towards achieving a more meaningful and functional life.

Treatment Modalities- Compass Health Center

Treatment Modalities

Psychiatric assessment and medication management
Individual therapy
Group therapy
Family therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Mindfulness
Creative Arts therapies such as art, music, yoga, creative writing and improve
Aftercare planning

Echo Outpatient Program - Compass Health Center

Echo Outpatient Program

The Echo Outpatient Program is open to individuals who have completed Compass’s PHP/IOP programs and are ready to transition to a lower level of care, as recommended by a Compass psychiatrist. This program allows patients to continue psychiatric medication management with their Compass psychiatrist and attend Compass-led outpatient group therapy sessions virtually in a familiar setting.

Where Is Compass Virtual Available?- Compass Health Center

Where Is Compass Virtual Available?

Currently to participate in Compass Virtual’s PHP/IOP programs you must be physically located in Illinois or Maryland at the time of each day of treatment. 

Additional states are coming soon!

Get Started

Nearly all individuals who try a PHP or IOP find it to be better than their expectations and find the level of engagement to be impactful.
If you are interested in learning more, we encourage you to give us a call.