An agency of the Diocese of Cheyenne Serving Wyoming Children and Families for over 87 Years St. Joseph’s Children’s Home is a 62 bed Residential Treatment Center located in Torrington, Wyoming - serving severely emotionally disturbed youth ages 6-17 and is accredited by the Joint Commission
Clinical Services at St. Joseph's Children's Home encompasses the areas of therapy, psychological services, substance-related services, nursing and clinical records. Following admission, all residents receive comprehensive evaluation, including completion of a psychological evaluation, within the initial 2-3 weeks of treatment. The evaluation process guides the development of an over-arching treatment plan, providing direction for the resident's course of treatment. Art Therapy Chemical Dependency Corrective Thinking Dialectical Behavior Therapy EMDR Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy Family Therapy Group Psychotherapy Individual Psychotherapy Psychiatric Services Play Therapy
Masters Degree from a CACREP or CORE accredited program in counseling or psychology, a CSWE accredited program in social work or an AAMFT accredited program in Marriage and Family Therapy. WY licensed or must be eligible to meet WY licensure requirements within 1 year of hiring date.
Internal Number: 4302018
About St. Joseph's Children's Home
St. Joseph's Children's Home is a private, non-profit psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF) for youth ages six through seventeen that has been providing quality services to youth and families since 1930.
Providing psychiatric residential services for up to 62 youth, St. Joseph's offers a complete Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program on its campus in Torrington, Wyoming. Both secured and open living units are available, with 24-hour supervision, social skills training, psychotherapy, educational services and chemical dependency services provided by over 120 professional staff members. St. Joseph's school is a year-round, fully accredited K-12 program.
The children referred to St. Joseph's exhibit a variety of serious concerns including physical and sexual abuse or parental neglect, depression and suicide attempts, oppositional behavior and defiance of authority, runaway and substance abuse problems, excessive fear and anger, aggressive or sexually inappropriate behavior, and involvement with the juvenile court system. St. Joseph's exists to help residents identify challenges and develop the action plans necessary to assist in resolving problems. Support fo...r the transformation of our residents into productive adults flows from openness, honesty, encouragement and providing all the tools necessary for this to occur.