The education services of Millcreek are approved by the Arkansas Department of Education and operate according to the guidelines of that department. We are accredited by the State Department of Education, Special Education Section. Millcreek offers education programming for students requiring mental healthcare services, including specialized instruction for students with disabilities as outlined in the special education regulations.
All residents of Millcreek Behavioral Health will be enrolled in school through Millcreek Schools, Inc. Students are assigned to classes based upon grade level and/or age. For each student designated as having a disability, an Individual Education Program (IEP) is developed and implemented with an emphasis placed upon the individual’s achievement. Each student’s IEP will contain realistic and measurable goals and residents will work on their academic skills as they would in the public school system. Regular education students will follow the curriculum as outlined in the Arkansas Frameworks.
The education program offered at Millcreek Behavioral Health stresses the importance of the individual and the belief that each student must be recognized as unique. Students are taught by teachers who are licensed by the State Department of Education. Our teachers conduct instruction in a self-contained educational setting and can implement IEPs, diploma track, or GED. Each student will have a specific course of instruction prescribed in a stimulating environment designed to develop the whole child to his or her fullest potential intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.
Our school offers the following special services on an as-needed basis:
- Speech/language therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy