Programs

Whiterock programming includes evidence-based interventions informed by:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Community Support Facilitation

Psycho-education, group psychotherapy, didactic lectures, individual counseling sessions and homework assignments are also incorporated. Clients and families learn about addiction and co-occurring disorders and how to treat the disease with therapy, lifestyle changes and behavioral changes. Included in the program will be education and consultation sessions for families as well as convenient access to other supports in the community.

Additional components of treatment include:

  • Medication evaluation and management
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Case management
  • Interpersonal skills training
  • Family therapy
  • Occupational life-skills coaching
  • Milieu therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Relapse prevention
  • Transition/discharge planning

Whiterock: EHN CANADA Comprehensive, Integrated Continuum of Care
Detox or Medical Withdrawal ManagementShort Term Residential ProgramPartial Hospitalization or Day Treatment Program (PHP)Intensive Outclient Program (IOP)
Accelerated Detox
24/7 care with physician and nursing support.

Detox treatment is 24 hours per day and requires daily physician visits.

A high level of monitoring and support is recommended because of the possibility of acute withdrawal symptoms.

Length of Stay (LOS) will be based on individual acuity which will guided by the use of a standardized assessment tool (ASAM).

Typically LOS will be between 3-7 days.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/7 care with physician and nursing support.

Residential treatment is 24 hours per day and requires a minimum of 1-3 physician visits per week.

Residential treatment is used to address an acute episode of illness, stabilize symptoms, and offer an assessment of very complex and/or acute needs that require close and prolonged observation.

A high level of monitoring and support is recommended because of the possibility of acute withdrawal symptoms.

LOS will be based on individual acuity which will be guided by the use of a standardized assessment tool (ASAM).

Typically LOS will be between 2-4 weeks.

 

 

 

PHP is a structured treatment modality.

Clients attend PHP 9:00am-3:00pm 5 days per week. Clients return home evenings and weekends to test skills.

PHP includes physician visits weekly and offers intensive, services for clients that are able to function in the community and do not present a potential harm to themselves or others

PHP is an alternative level of care for individuals with an active substance use disorder with or without a mental illness, significant enough to affect daily functioning.

PHP clients may need detox that can be managed on an outclient basis.

LOS will be based on individual acuity which will be guided by the use of a standardized assessment tool (ASAM).

Typically LOS will be between 6 weeks and 3 months.

IOP is a structured, short-term treatment modality that provides a combination of individual, group and family therapy. IOP must be supervised by a licensed mental health professional.

IOP meets at least three times per week, providing a minimum of three (3) hours of treatment per session. Proposed schedule is 4:00-7:00pm, three evenings per week with an option for Saturday programming (9:00am-12:00pm).

IOP is an alternative level of care for individuals with an active substance use disorder with or without a mental illness, significant enough to affect daily functioning.

IOP clients are able to function in the community and present no potential harm to themselves or others.

LOS will be based on individual acuity which will guided by the use of a standardized assessment tool (ASAM).

Typically LOS will be 12 weeks.

 

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