Welcome to the South Oaks Child & Adolescent Center of Excellence in Amityville, Long Island, New York

At South Oaks Child and Adolescent Center of Excellence, our genuine concern for the mental health and well being of the children and adolescents in the community integrates through everything we do. Our extensive experience treating a diverse mix of acute behavioral, emotional and substance abuse problems (including co-occurring disorders) is well recognized.

We have achieved remarkable success through our staff’s expertise at stabilizing crises and improving the functional abilities of our patients. Our approach centers on the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including licensed Physicians who are Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners. Patients receive treatment using trauma informed care and participate in dialectical behavioral therapy groups, non-coercive behavioral modification, use of calming techniques as well as a holding milieu environment based on sensitivity to patient’s history.

South Oaks Child and Adolescent Center of Excellence provides support to:

All treatments at the South Oaks Child and Adolescent Center of Excellence begin with a comprehensive assessment, including psychiatric, physical and psychosocial services. Upon admission, an individualized treatment plan and goals for discharge are developed based upon the child's or adolescent’s unique needs, situation and assessment.

Our distinguished programs for children and adolescents are designed to encourage rehabilitation utilizing treatments and methods such as:

  • Behavioral Support
  • Therapeutic Rehabilitation
  • One-on-One Sessions
  • Family Sessions
  • Specialized Support Groups
  • Medication Management and Education

Our programs are designed to foster socialization, create an environment of productive emotional expression and growth, and channel each patient’s energy towards improving mental and behavioral health.

The entire professional team at South Oaks Child and Adolescent Center of Excellence is focused on the successful return of our patients to productive lives throughout our communities.

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Please call us at: 631-608-5610

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