Bolder is a comprehensive program for boys age 12 to 17 who suffer from severe psychological, emotional and behavioral difficulties.
Caring for Challenging Boys
The Bolder Program – Special Treatment Unit for Boys at Riverside Medical Center is designed to provide highly structured treatment services to adolescent males. This specialized treatment unit is specifically designed for:
Boys who currently reside in a Residential Treatment Center or a Group Home setting
Boys who currently reside in the community and have an extensive history of psychiatric issues and previous hospitalizations.
- Individual, group and family counseling sessions
- Parent or caregiver education and support meetings
- Continuing education and on-site classroom instruction
- Follow-up contact, after discharge, to assist in successful community reintegration
The unit's intensive level of care provides psychiatric, behavioral, and medical stabilization for boys struggling with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties. Our experienced and professional staff is committed to effectively managing and treating the most challenging youth, through collaboration and partnership with clients. Treatment occurs within a safe, respectful environment, where boys begin to practice healthier choices and decisions.
Our specially trained staff is dedicated to providing outstanding communication and open dialogue with all involved parties. Treatment is based upon each boy's individual needs in collaboration with the patient, family members and other caregivers. Frequent communication with referral sources is utilized to best meet the boys' needs.
Bolder Program – Special Treatment Unit for Boys
350 N.Wall Street
Kankakee, IL 60901
Main Phone: (815) 935-7265
Alt Phone: (815) 935-7256 x4271 or x4274
Fax: (815) 937-5416