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Programs & Services


Children's Day Treatment Program

A day treatment program for children in Grades 3 to 7 who have several mental health issues affecting their everyday activities. The Calgary Board of Education (CBE) provides on-site classrooms.

The voluntary treatment program includes:

  • one to one and family therapy
  • psychiatric consultation
  • structured groups
  • psychotherapy groups
  • mental health assessment
  • stabilization

Caregivers are expected to attend regular family therapy sessions and case conferences.

Contact Details

Alberta Children's Hospital

Address
28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8
Telephone
403-943-1500 Ext 1 (Access Mental Health)
Fax
403-943-9044
Email
mental.health@albertahealthservices,ca
Accessibility

Main entrance


Lifts

Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Note

Clients attend program daily from 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM.

Access
Service Providers May Include
child life specialists, family therapists, mental health clinicians, mental health therapy assistants, occupational therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, psychometrists, registered nurses (RNs), speech language pathologists (SLPs), teachers
Eligibility

Child must have:

  • severe emotional, cognitive and/or other mental health symptoms with significant difficulty functioning in regular day to day activities (i.e school, community)
  • a comprehensive mental health assessment
  • a history of outpatient mental health services that have had limited success
  • a parent or legal guardian who consents and is able to be actively involved
  • transportation to the program
  • community service involvement must be available after discharge
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Intake coordinated through Access Mental Health. Call for more information.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Partners

Partners/affiliations

Calgary Board of Education