The center offers individualized treatment for youth in need of intervention resulting from the effects of various behavioral, social and psychological impairments. The Garza County Regional Juvenile Center provides services for mental and behavioral health through our staff and contracted Licensed Mental Health Professionals who are certified to treat youth for anger management, chemical dependency, sex offenses, and other relevant treatment issues. The post adjudicated program average length of stay is 6 to 9 months. The center also employs bi-lingual staff members that meet the needs of non-English speaking youth.
The certified treatment staff at the facility work as a team with a holistic approach, treating every aspect of the youth's life, including physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and family. The treatment services are delivered through a multi-departmental approach with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). The treatment program focuses on four key areas.
A certified teacher and a recreational therapist participate on each treatment team. Cultural programming is available to youths with special cultural needs. Cultural diversity concepts are also integrated into the program.