Mental Health Services

The CCMC School provides a complete range of mental health services. Upon admission, each student’s needs are assessed and an appropriate plan for service is developed. Family support and involvement is emphasized across all aspects of the student’s program. Services include:

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Socialization Groups
  • Family Support Groups
  • Parent Training
  • Family Outreach Services
  • After-Hours Crisis Service
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotropic Medication Monitoring
  • Functional Behavioral Assessment

Other Services

Additional services included at CCMC School are:

  • Individual Resource Instruction in Reading
  • Diagnostic Educational Evaluation
  • Intellectual/Cognitive Testing
  • Speech/Language Evaluation & Therapy
  • Occupational/Physical Therapy Evaluation & Treatment
  • Individual Transition Planning
  • School Consultation & Community Training
  • Music and Art rooms, inclusive of a kiln (for pottery classes)
  • Student assemblies, such as Honor Roll, Talent and Fashion Shows and Student Council
  • Teen socials, family events and community field trips planned throughout the year
  • Integrated use of technology within the curriculum, inclusive of Smart Boards and iPads

School on Wheels

The School on Wheels is an educational service, staffed by a certified teacher, to provide tutoring and academic enrichment to children who are inpatients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. When requested and appropriate, the CCMC School educational liaison will contact a child’s school to develop an individualized academic program during hospitalization and a transition plan at discharge.  Read more about School on Wheels or contact the CCMC School educational liaison at 860.837.6400.