Rivendell is a behavioral health organization that
provides a full continuum of mental health services for
adults, adolescents and children, including inpatient
hospitalization, long-term inpatient treatment, partial
hospitalization, and outpatient services provided in a
traditional office setting, school or home. Rivendell
also provides educational day treatment for students
experiencing difficulty in public schools, but in close
coordination with the home school. Altogether, Rivendell
provides a seamless array of outpatient, educational and
supportive services to meet the needs of adults, youth
and families throughout Arkansas.
Rivendell utilizes a medical model for patient
treatment utilizing a multidisciplinary approach in
terms of screening, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and
discharge planning. Professionals providing care as part
of the multidisciplinary team includes the psychiatrist,
psychologist, nurse, dietician, social worker,
counselor, recreation therapist, special education
teacher, mental health associate, and case manager.
Family involvement is a vital component of treatment
whether the person seeking treatment is an adult or
youth, at Rivendell we care for the entire family.
Family members are encouraged to express their opinions
and feelings through individual, family and group
settings. Our programs work to educate the family
regarding the dynamics of the illness; establish a
framework for resolving frustrations and conflicts which
have developed; and teach the skills necessary to build
healthy channels of communication.