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Outpatient Services


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 a board-eligible psychiatrist and ARNP. Two licensed independent social workers provide 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, 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.

Broadlawns Medical Center’s Sands Center for Behavioral Health Services provides an integrated continuum of care for individuals with a variety of mental health issues. The programs are designed to provide the required level of coordination and support needed by individuals accessing mental health care.

Broadlawns Medical Center relies on relationship-driven, evidence-based treatment by working with individuals and their families to help them optimize the management of the individual’s issue or illness.

Participants and families are the center of the care team. The care team also includes psychiatrists, ARNP’s, physician assistants, nurses, mental health therapists, psychologists, social workers, chemical dependency counselors, and other support personnel.

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.

The Clozapine Clinic provides ongoing monitoring of required laboratory testing.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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.

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.

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 (“subacute”) Services

Broadlawns is offering 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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