To say that the past few years have been filled with challenges and changes is an understatement. Through the numerous challenges and changes, the nursing department at JFBHS has consistently stepped up. Our nursing staff has remained healthy and not missed any workdays despite several cases of COVID amongst the staff and residents.Read the Full Article
Several years ago, CEO Tricia Delano, charted a strategic direction for JFBHS to serve military families. As a former military dependent herself, Delano knows first-hand the special demands and stresses of military life. Approximately 2 million youth are the children of military personnel. These kids experience multiple stressors due to their family members’ deployment or adjustment from a parent returning from a deployment.Read the Full Article
At Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services (JFBHS), staff training and professional development is a priority. Chief Operating Officer Marie Hyppolite, and Training Specialist John Holtkamp work diligently to ensure that the mental health services we provide are best-practice, safe, effective, and lead to improvements and desired outcomes for youth in need of psychiatric residential treatment services.Read the Full Article
Most of our residents have never been involved in a gardening experience. They’ve never felt the pleasure of watching seeds grow into lush plants or enjoyed the satisfaction of picking – and eating – ripe fruits and vegetables that they grew themselves. In this year-round program, students will participate in greenhouse projects and a hydroponic garden during the cooler months, and a conventional outdoor garden during warmer months. The produce grown will be used in our food occupation vocational training program in which students receive culinary training towards earning their ServSafe certification. It will also be used by our kitchen staff for meals.Read the Full Article
Moore’s prayer wall has been a tremendously positive addition to the spiritual program. Children often trace their handprint, post it on Moore’s prayer wall, and find reassurance knowing that when Moore sees it, she will pray for them. Moore also offers Life Guidance session to residents who wish to meet individually with her for spiritual advice and comfort.Read the Full Article
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JFBHS is pleased to announce that in fiscal year 2021, we received reaccreditation from three national accrediting bodies. The COA, BBB and Guidestar Platinum Transparency.Read the Full Article
At JFBHS, Hillary participated in psychoeducational groups—Positive Communication, Independent Living Skills and Anger Management, just to name a few. She completed her treatment and was successfully discharged in March 2020 to an independent living program in her home locality. She will receive community-based mental health and substance use treatment services
Our campus provided a safe and stable environment for Hillary to learn skills to assist with emotional regulation, anger management, substance use education, and relapse prevention skills.
Jeff arrived at JFBHS with diagnoses of major depressive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity, oppositional defiant disorder, and cannabis use disorder. He also was carrying a huge chip on his shoulder.
Thanks to a plan of care developed specifically for Jeff and his needs, Jeff began to show a different side of himself.
At JFBHS, Holly received the support she needed including GED preparation, medication management, individual therapy, family therapy, life skills training, and intensive family therapy.
Our campus provided a safe and stable environment for Holly to learn skills to assist with emotional regulation, anger management, substance use education, and relapse prevention skills.
“I was angry that my grandmother died.
I didn’t know how to deal with the pain.
I tried everything to dull my feelings.
Somehow the people at Jackson-Feild were able to help me se there were better ways to easy my grief and pain.
I am excited to be in an independent living program. I’m looking forward to starting
cosmetology school soon.”