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Child and Adolescent Services

Child and adolescent services offer medication management, individual psychotherapy and family therapy to children between the ages of 5 and 18. Medication management services are provided by two psychiatrists and two ARNPs. A licensed independent social worker provides the clinical psychotherapy and family therapy components. These services are offered Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For additional information, please call (515) 282-5695.

Medication Management Clinic

The Medication Management Clinic provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment for both adults and children. The team may offer pharmacological management, psychotherapy and social services based on the diagnosis and client needs.

To schedule an evaluation, call (515) 282-5695.

Specialized Medication Clinics

The specialized medication clinics offer assessments and/or administration of specific psychiatric medications by an RN under the direction of a psychiatrist.

Clozapine Clinic 
The Clozapine Clinic provides ongoing monitoring of required laboratory testing.
Hours: Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Injection Clinic
The Injection Clinic provides clients with injectable neuroleptics at the direction of the treating physician. Referrals to the clinic must be made by psychiatrists at Broadlawns Medical Center.
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Psychotherapy Services

These services offer adult and adolescent individual, marital, and family therapy in an outpatient setting. Group therapies and specialized services may also be available.

For additional information or to schedule an appointment, call (515) 282-5765.

Meet the Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapists

Intensive Outpatient Programs

The Intensive Outpatient Program provides assessment, ongoing monitoring, and treatment for individuals with a moderate level of symptoms which are impairing functioning but do not require hospitalization. The program offers therapeutic, individualized treatment plans that may include illness management and recovery, coping skills, medication education, group therapy, and spirituality, and substance abuse groups.

For additional information, call (515) 282-6610.

Transitional Services

Broadlawns is offers a transitional program for adult persons being discharged from an acute psychiatric hospitalization at Broadlawns. This program provides a “stepdown” from the more intensive hospital level of care. Services provided include monitoring stability, supervision regarding safety issues, supportive therapeutic intervention, monitoring of medications and compliance with the treatment plan, social work intervention, and coordination of care with the discharging and community psychiatric provider.

For information, call (515) 244-3944.

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