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Alabama Clinical Schools offers residential treatment and foster care programs for children and adolescents ages 9 to 18 who struggle with mental health issues, behavioral problems, and sexually reactive behaviors. Our facility works with families and patients who haven’t found success with other programs and treatment centers. 

Better Paths for Brighter Futures

Call 205-836-9923

To make a referral or learn more

Alabama Clinical Schools offers residential treatment and foster care programs for children and adolescents ages 9 to 18 who struggle with mental health issues, behavioral problems, and sexually reactive behaviors. Our facility works with families and patients who haven’t found success with other programs and treatment centers. 

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The Residential Treatment Program provides psychiatric treatment for adolescent males, ages 9 to 18, who are displaying sexually reactive behaviors. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) help young men change thinking patterns, emotions, and behavioral responses to interrupt poor behavioral patterns.

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The RISE program is designed to help males ages 13 to 18 who are struggling with severe mental illness after multiple unsuccessful attempts, early discharges, or denied admission to other programs. Masters-level therapists and psychiatrists use individual and group therapy sessions to help the boys in the program identify personal triggers that enable offense cycles, and develop new strategies and coping mechanisms to build self-control.

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Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) is a community-based program that provides interventions to boys and girls in state custody and unable to live at home due to behavioral and mental health issues. Our foster care caseworkers and parents work to deliver mental health treatment services in a therapeutic foster home environment while collaborating with the child, their family, and the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) to meet the child’s individual treatment needs.

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The Specialized Treatment Foster Care (STFC) Program provides intensive therapy to sexually reactive boys within the context of a foster home living arrangement. Boys in this program may exhibit inappropriate sexual behaviors or display inappropriate knowledge of sexuality for their age. Boys are placed in single-occupancy foster care homes but receive the same kind of intensive therapy provided in our residential treatment programs.

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Our Educational Programming offers onsite educational services with low teacher to student ratios to help students stay on track and re-engage with academics. Students set a pace based on their abilities through flexible daily schedules. Students earn academic credits while also focusing on their therapeutic goal to foster a holistic treatment approach.

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Alabama Clinical Schools is always looking for mental health professionals who are passionate about providing quality care to children and teens. If you want to grow your career, this could be the place for you.

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Katie Terrell, our Foster Care Intake and Licensing Worker, and Tiffany Gaines, our Admissions and Marketing Director, attended the State DHR Supervisors Conference last week. It was held at the Ross Bridge Conference Center in Birmingham, AL. We enjoyed being able to participate in this event. ... See MoreSee Less

Katie Terrell, our Foster Care Intake and Licensing Worker, and Tiffany Gaines, our Admissions and Marketing Director, attended the State DHR Supervisors Conference last week. It was held at the Ross Bridge Conference Center in Birmingham, AL. We enjoyed being able to participate in this event.

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain proactive in keeping our patients and team members safe, including screening all individuals upon entering the facility. If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, do not delay in seeking help. Call us 24/7 at 205-836-9923. We are fully operational and ready to provide assessments and services. For more information, read our full Health Alert at alabamaclinicalschools.com/. And remember, there is hope. ... See MoreSee Less

While we do not know how this pandemic will ultimately impact the U.S., we do know that the number of suicides has increased over the past few months, as have calls to help lines," says Karen E. Johnson, Senior Vice President, Clinical Services, UHS Behavioral Health. "Do you know someone who may need help? Reach out, direct them to a crisis line or to a behavioral health provider."
Suicide Prevention Help Lines:National Suicide Prevention Lifeline '1-800-273-TALK (8255)'
The Trevor Project Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth at 1-866-488-7386
Veterans Crisis Line for Members of our U.S. Military at 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1)
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Tiffany Gaines, our Director of Admissions and Marketing, attended the Juvenile Probation Officer (JPO) Conference earlier this month at Orange Beach, AL. She met with attendees to let them know about the programs we offer to children and adolescents. To learn more, please visit our website at alabamaclinicalschools.com/. ... See MoreSee Less

Tiffany Gaines, our Director of Admissions and Marketing, attended the Juvenile Probation Officer (JPO) Conference earlier this month at Orange Beach, AL. She met with attendees to let them know about the programs we offer to children and adolescents. To learn more, please visit our website at https://alabamaclinicalschools.com/.

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain proactive in keeping our patients and team members safe, including screening all individuals upon entering the facility. If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, do not delay in seeking help. Call us 24/7 at 205-836-9923. We are fully operational and ready to provide assessments and services. For more information, read our full Health Alert at alabamaclinicalschools.com/. And remember, we are here for you. ... See MoreSee Less

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain proactive in keeping our patients and team members safe, including screening all individuals upon entering the facility. If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, do not delay in seeking help. Call us 24/7 at 205-836-9923. We are fully operational and ready to provide assessments and services. For more information, read our full Health Alert at https://alabamaclinicalschools.com/. And remember, we are here for you.
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Alabama Clinical Schools
1221 Alton Drive
Birmingham, AL 35210
Phone: 205-836-9923

ACS – Therapeutic Foster Care
1101 East Park Drive
Birmingham, AL 35235
Phone: 205-224-4400

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