formerly St. Joseph Orphanage (855) 577-PATH (7284)

NEW Pre School PH Program

August 19, 2016

Pre-School PH Added To St. Joe’s Services!

Partial Hospitalization Program Available Pre-K -12

Preschool Mental Health


3 – 5 years old
Focus On:
Social Activities
Problem Solving
Communication Skills
Impulse Control
Relationship Building
Coping Skills


St. Joseph Orphanage – Villa Campus
5400 Edalbert Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45239

Walk In Hours:

Walk In Hours Available for Initial
Diagnostic Assessments!

Paperwork Deadlines:

Quarter 1: August 15th-December 16th
July 29 paperwork deadline for Quarter 1

Quarter 2: January 3rd-April 28th
December 16 paperwork deadline for Quarter 2

Quarter 3: May 1st-August 9th
April 14 paperwork deadline for Quarter 3

**Each Quarter Will Have A Morning & Afternoon Session**
**Children Will Attend ONE Session Per Day.**

Session Times:

Morning Session:
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 11:00 am
(Breakfast Provided)

Afternoon Session:
Monday – Friday
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
(Lunch Provided)

Getting Started

Whether you are ready to get started or just have questions, we are here to help!
Call: (513) 741-3100 ext. 2214
Fax: (513) 741-0875
Email: admissions@



Preschool Partial Hospitalization

Our Preschool Partial Hospitalization program will provide a structured, therapeutic environment where children can work on building
attachments, modifying behaviors, and improving overall functioning. This 3-hour program, also aids children in building positive relationships and maintaining progress outside of the therapeutic environment. The focus of our program includes:
* Assist client in developing socially and age appropriate behaviors.
* A healthy development and functioning of young children and their families throughout a variety of environments and contexts.
* Encouraging parental involvement to assist caregivers in meeting the social, emotional, and developmental needs of their young children.

Admission Criteria

Male and female youth between 3-5 years of age
Client is exhibiting emotional and/or behavioral problems as documented by clinical recommendations.
Client is residing in a community based setting either with their own family or in a substitute family setting.
Client is not in need of more restrictive or secure placement such as residential treatment or psychiatric hospitalization.
Intellectual functioning at a level that would benefit from the program.
Has been unsuccessful learning and/or adjusting to community or day care.
Parents or guardian willing to enroll and participate, support treatment.
Evidence of mental health symptoms that cannot be managed in a less intensive level of care.
Must have a DSM-5 diagnosis to qualify for the program.
Must be potty trained. (no diapers or pull ups)

Exclusionary Criteria

Medically fragile, i.e. feeding tube, insulin dependent.

Continued Stay Criteria

The family is actively involved in the child’s treatment.
The family maintains a working relationship with the program staff.
Youth continues to make progress toward goals as outlined in the Individual Service Plan.

Transition Criteria

Goals of treatment are met and symptoms/behaviors of the illness can be managed in a less intensive level of care.
Educational goals are met and behaviors can be managed in a less intensive level of care.

Exit Criteria

Successful completion of individual service plan.
An unsuccessful transition is indicated if the youth refuses to participate in programming or is demonstrating unsafe behaviors (running out of the area, significant risk to self and others) that cannot be successfully managed within this level of care. Client is not showing to program regularly, i.e. extended absences.
Clinical condition has deteriorated and a more intensive and/or restrictive level of care is required.
Family is non-involved, non-supportive of treatment services.
Guardian elects to end services and there is an attempt to link the family to appropriate services.