Day Treatment Services

First Home Care offers day treatment services which provide intensive therapeutic interventions with individualized clinical programming to serve students with mental, behavioral, and/or emotional issues. Day treatment services are integrated within the daily classroom schedule to provide intensive therapeutic interventions and individualized clinical programming for students. These services aid the student in developing the coping skills necessary to sustain the academic process. Day treatment services are an affective intervention to prevent the need for a higher level of care. Day treatment specialists work hand-in-hand with naturally occurring community support systems to develop a plan of care tailored to the student’s needs.

Our program offers:

  • Strength-based, solution-focused treatment planning
  • Psychiatrist and licensed clinician oversight
  • Individual, group, and family counseling
  • Behavior management strategies
  • Daily specialists facilitated structured therapeutic activities
  • Individual specialists to address trauma or difficult emotional experiences
  • Family engagement to help strengthen communication, interaction and coping skills

We provide opportunities for:

  • Improving self-esteem
  • Development of social skills
  • Learning Conflict resolution strategies
  • Crisis and safety planning
  • Family engagement
  • Effective communication

Group focus includes:

  • Problem solving
  • Anger management
  • Community responsibility
  • Increased impulse control
  • Positive peer relations
  • Effective Decision Making

First Home Care provides integrated day treatment services at Oyster Point Academy in Newport News. Day treatment services are Medicaid eligible.


1634 London Boulevard
Portsmouth, VA 23704