SWS Treatment Program
Quapaw House Specialized Women's Services provide a residential facility for substance abusing pregnant and parenting women (with children under 6) - a unique group with special treatment requirements. Our primary mission is to provide an opportunity for women to break the cycle of addiction and enjoy healthy, contented, serene and productive lives. This program offers a safe and secure facility, which allows a woman's small children to reside with her while she is in treatment for substance abuse.
Criteria to enter QHI SWS Program:
- Be at least fourteen years of age
- Have a substance abuse problem
- Be willing and able to participate in her recovery program.
- Have a desire to stop using and abusing chemicals of all kinds
A holistic approach is utilized in comprehensive treatment planning for residents and their families. Issues addressed include:
- Alcohol/Drug Abuse
Group problem solving
Pre-natal and post-partum care
Case Management Services
Job skills training
Quality Food Service
Physical and mental health issues, and
Developmental delay screenings for the children
Other information disseminated includes:
- Relapse Prevention
- Helping vs. Enabling
- HIV disease prevention
- Developing trust and communication skills
All family groups and counseling are facilitated by a Licensed Therapist, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, or Counselor-In-Training under the direct supervision of a Certified Clinical Supervisor. It is strongly recommended that residents become involved in the family 12-Step support group.
TB education and HIV disease prevention education are components of the treatment program. Educational classes are included in the residential as well as the outpatient/aftercare program. These group and individual sessions are facilitated by Arkansas Department of Health Certified Instructors.