As a parent, it is difficult to navigate through a behavioral health system that seems so overwhelming and unclear. It is normal to be fearful and confused. Who can help you locate the right providers and services for your adolescent? We may be able to help or guide you in the right direction.

Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program

  • Would my child qualify for the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program?
  • Is my adolescent experiencing any of these issues: depression, anxiety, self-harm, substance abuse, identity concerns, issues with peer relationships, stress management, behavioral issues, grief, family conflict or self-esteem/confidence?
  • Is my adolescent having limited to no progress with their individual counseling?
  • Is my child prescribed medication for their anxiety or depression through their primary care physician/psychiatrist?
If you answered "Yes" to the questions listed above, please call Tanya Stuart @ 225-771-9980 for a brief assessment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the commitment?

The adolescent group meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:30pm-6:30pm. Parents are required to participate in family sessions on Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm. The complete program is 7 weeks, 21 sessions. The client is asked to continue with their individual therapist at least two times a month while in the IOP program.

Will insurance cover the IOP program?

During the intake process, we will verify your insurance benefits to verify the in network or out of network benefits. This information will be given before entering the program. We are in network with insurance providers. We can also request a single case agreement or file out of network claims.

What makes Genesis unique?

We collaborate with outpatient providers throughout the treatment process. Clients must continue to see their individual therapist and prescriber during treatment to maintain the therapeutic relationship.

We believe that involvement with parents and caregivers is crucial when accomplishing positive outcomes. We provide parenting meetings that offer additional support, education, and communication/ parenting skills.