Hamburger

Call: 1-202-476-5000

 
Nursing at Children's
Our Environment
Departments
Calendar of Events
Nurses Achievements
What Inspires Us
Our Current Research
Career Opportunities
Residency Program
Nursing Students
School Nurse Program
Our Publications
Community Service
Parish Nursing
 
 
Email 

this page Email This Page
Print this page Print This Page
 

  Join Us On:
  Follow Children's on Facebook  Facebook
  Follow Children's on Twitter  Twitter
  Watch Children's on YouTube  YouTube
 
 
     
 

Child Psychiatry Unit (CPU)

The Child Psychiatry Unit is a 12-bed acute care unit. Nursing care focuses on a child and family-oriented program to provide crisis intervention and stabilization. Each patient receives a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan to begin the process of emotional healing and control. The Director of Nursing, Psychiatry manages the daily operation of the unit in addition to supervision of registered nurses (RNs), child psychiatric specialists (CPSs), Licensed Social Worker (LICSW) and other unlicensed personnel.

The nursing staff leads therapy groups to meet the patient’s needs and provides one-on-one interventions such as counseling, attending time and behavioral interventions to facilitate internal control.
 


 
Quick Links
Visiting and Staying at Children's
Refer a Patient to Children's
Find A Doctor at Children's
Request an Appointment at Children's
Online Bill Pay
Give to Children's
Get Involved at Children's
Subscribe to Children's RSS Feed