Inpatient Child / Adolescent Psychiatry (7W)
7 West is an 8-Bed Unit in University Hospital downtown campus serving youth ages 12-17 who require short term, acute inpatient mental health care. Medical necessity for admission is determined by a psychiatric provider and subject to bed availability.
Unit staff are trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Treatment is based on an adaptation of DBT and individualized for each patient. A multidisciplinary team provides care with a high staff to patient ratio to help meet individualized needs of each patient.
- Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists
- Licensed Psychologist
- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
- Clinical Social Workers (Therapists)
- Nursing Staff
- Nurse Case Manager
- Recreational Therapist
- Art Therapist
- Occupational Therapist
- Clinical Pharmacist