Phoenix House Academy

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Scientific Rating:
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Phoenix House Academy has been rated by the CEBC in the areas of: Higher Levels of Placement and Substance Abuse Treatment (Adolescent).

Target Population: Adolescents (13-18) and their families.

For children/adolescents ages: 13 – 18

For parents/caregivers of children ages: 13 – 18

Brief Description

The Phoenix House Academy is a residential treatment program for adolescents ages 13-18 with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. It employs a modified therapeutic community specifically geared to the developmental and treatment needs of adolescents. Residents attend school full-time and have a variety of activities geared to improving their well-being in the following domains: mental and medical health, family, social, educational/vocational, legal, and recreational.

Program Goals:

The program representative did not provide information about the program’s goals.

Contact Information

Maja Trochimczyk, PhD
Title: Sr. Director of Planning
Agency/Affiliation: Phoenix House Academy
Phone: (818) 686-3112

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: May 2016

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: July 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: April 2010