Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Millcreek Behavioral Health to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Millcreek Behavioral Health.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Top Special Education & School-Based Program for Children & Teens in Arkansas

Millcreek Behavioral Health offers comprehensive residential treatment and education programs for children and teens struggling with mental and behavioral health issues, developmental disorders, and addiction.

Special Education & School-Based Program Overview

The education program 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 programs for students requiring mental health care services, including specialized instruction for students with disabilities as outlined in the special education regulations.

What to Expect

All residents of Millcreek Behavioral Health will be enrolled in education programs through Millcreek Schools, Inc. Students are assigned to classes based on 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 on the individual’s achievement. Each student’s individual education program will contain realistic and measurable goals and residents will work on their academic skills as they would in the public school system. Students in a regular educational program will follow the course curriculum as outlined in the Arkansas Frameworks.

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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 our program in a self-contained educational setting and can implement an individualized education program or diploma track. Each student will have a specific course of instruction prescribed in a stimulating environment designed to develop the whole child to their fullest potential intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.

Our school offers the following special programs on an as-needed basis:

  • Speech/language therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy