Barboursville School is a secure 24-hour psychiatric residential treatment facility providing mental health services for adolescents who have demonstrated harm to self or others. Its programming serves students who have severe clinical disorders with major deficits in family, social, educational and vocational adjustments, which cannot be served in less restrictive environments. Individualized treatment and education services are provided in a highly supervised and structured environment to both males and females ages 12 to 17.
Barboursville School offers full-day, extended-year education services staffed by a principal, school counselor and fully certified teachers, employed by the West Virginia Department of Education. The program and curriculum utilize a behavioral management system to incorporate a level system based on points earned throughout the day. Each level affords the student increased privileges and individual responsibilities. Therapies and treatment modalities include:
Admission & Referral
In order to attend The Barboursville School, the adolescent must be experiencing from the following mental health issues:
Additionally, the adolescent must meet the following Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Standards:
Referrals can come from any source but are typically received through DHHR, the court system or the mental health system. For admission, provide a summary of the youth, along with records of treatment attempts, intellectual functioning, and current trauma needs. An MCM1 will be required before admission. Provide an APR referral if the youth is in state custody. All referral information is reviewed by the Program Director to determine admission eligibility.
For detailed program or referral information, please contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 304-526-9105 or 1-800-621-2673