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Family Connections

Susan Kane-Ronning

Family Connections – Extreme Behavior! How to Know When Your Child Needs Residential Treatment

Dr. Larry Fisher joins Family Connections in a stimulating discussion about severe behavior and mental illness in children. A pediatric neuropsychologist with Meridell Achievement Center in Texas, Dr. Fisher explains when it’s time to consider residential treatment for serious behavior problems and mental illness. You’ll discover what residential treatment programs do, and how they differ from ‘boot camps’ for kids. You’ll also learn what to expect when your child enters residential treatment, and the importance of family involvement to promote lasting change and shift family dynamics. Dr. Fisher brings a wealth of knowledge, and if you’ve ever wonder how programs change extreme behavior in kids, this episode of Family Connections is worth listening to!