ASY has made the difference between behavioral success,

understanding and, hope for our family, since my child attending the IOP Program.




-IOP Parent


Our services are intended to provide intervention and treatment to youth and their families in the least-restrictive environment and/or to return youths to a less restrictive setting when he/she has demonstrated a readiness for this level.  In addition, the primary focus of all ASY services is to work intensively with at-risk youth experiencing behavioral and substance abuse issues, which either have or have the potential of involving them in the juvenile justice system. Our current Psychiatric Outpatient/Intensive Outpatient Clinical Services include:

  • Clinical Services for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

  • Forensic Assessments and Evaluations

  • Intensive Outpatient Services

  • Outpatient Counseling

  • Psychiatric and Psychological Evaluation

  • Psychotropic Medication Management

  • Substance Abuse Assessment

Child and Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Clinical Services


ASY Intensive Outpatient Program operates 5 days a week; Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.  The program is designed for children and adolescents 5 through 18, (and up to 26 years old on a case-by-case basis) with special needs, and who exhibits psychiatric symptoms and behavioral issues which have presented an impediment to school attendance, as well as social and interpersonal functioning. The program provides both preventive and treatment services.  Most youth participates in the IOP three (3) times a week for three hours. Our clinical services place a strong emphasis on treating the entire family with the goals of restoring a sense of hope, bringing balance to the family, and providing a comprehensive treatment plan developed around the child's/adolescent’s specific needs.  Family participation is highly encouraged; parenting groups and parenting skills are also offered.


IOP Components and Features:


  • Anger Management
  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment
  • Crisis Management
  • Group therapy
  • In-home services (when needed)

  • Individual and family therapy
  • Individualized treatment plan
  • Intake assessment

  • Intra-agency collaboration
  • Medication Management
  • Monthly Treatment Team Review
  • Multidisciplinary team approach consisting of psychiatrist(s), clinical social workers, care manager, etc.
  • Parental support groups
  • Psycho-Educational groups
  • Reintegration into the community
  • Social and Life Skills
  • Transportation to the program and home is provided


Our child and adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) offers both groups the opportunity to learn effective ways to manage their maladaptive behavioral and presenting issues, and thereby set the stage for future success.


ASY's IOP Medical Director, a licensed psychiatrist, oversees all aspects of the treatment services provided at the clinic, including medication management.  The program length of stay varies and is dependent on each client's measured progress and clinical needs.  Discharge planning begins on the day of intake.