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Norman C. Sleezer Youth Home     1401 Sleezer Home Road     Freeport, IL 61032    815.232.8336

Treatment Services

Each resident in treatment will benefit from a comprehensive mental health assessment – upon intake and annually thereafter. Residents have individual treatment Plans – Beginning at 30 days and updated every 90 days thereafter. Residents are cared for by the Sleezer Treatment Staff which includes a therapist, a case manager, a referral agent, family members, a intake/aftercare coordinator, a DCFS residential monitor if applicable and a DCFS case worker if applicable.

All residents receive Individual and Family level  Therapy from a Master’s degreed Level Therapist.
Individual Case Management includes Transition Planning and Aftercare Planning, two therapy groups a week, a substance abuse/issues group per week, one community meeting per week
and two Curriculum groups per week that include discussion of: Critical Thinking (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy), Conflict Management, Communication Skills/Assertiveness Training, Dating and Sexuality and Grief, Loss, and Separation. There are also two life skills groups per week – conducted by group supervisors