Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Comprehensive Care Unit

The Comprehensive Pediatric Care Unit (CPCU) is a 15-bed unit that serves children and adolescents with eating disorders with medical problems severe enough to require hospitalization. It has a full complement of child psychiatry and clinical psychology personnel and psychiatrically trained nursing staff who provide child psychiatry evaluation and treatment. Regular staff members include teachers, social workers, art therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. In a carefully structured therapeutic milieu, diagnostic evaluations and intensive treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and related eating disorders are conducted.

Conditions Treated

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge-Eating Disorder
  • Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified

Services

  • Comprehensive Medical and Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Individual and Family Therapy
  • Nutritional evaluation and treatment
  • Accredited school programming
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Chaplain services
  • Art therapy

See also: Eating Disorders Clinic

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