Director of Admissions
Carey Lillehaug
Admissions Phone
Physical Address
203 United Way
Frederic, WI
nwpltd.org
Northwest Passage provides residential treatment for troubled teens and residential diagnostic assessment for children & teens in three distinctly separate programs. + Northwest Passage Child & Adolescent Center (Frederic, WI) - Interdisciplinary diagnostic assessment in a co-ed program for ages 6-17. The average length of stay is 30-45 days. + Northwest Passage Riverside (Webster, WI) - Intensive residential treatment for males, ages 12-17 with a history of complex mental health issues, behavioral challenges, and trauma histories. Length of stay can vary greatly often more than 6 months and less than 18. Clients live in houses on a riverside campus setting. Capacity is 24. + Northwest Passage Prairieview (Frederic, WI) Intensive residential treatment for females ages 12-17. This program serves girls with complex mental health issues, behavioral issues, interpersonal difficulties, trauma histories, and history of self-harm and suicidal ideation & behavior. The shortest stay 3-4 months, the longest stay is about 1 year. The program is housed in its own wing within Northwest Passage Child & Adolescent Center. Capacity is 16.

General Information

Non-Profit
Privately Owned
Founders of Northwest Passage

Residential Treatment

No
12 - 17
Yes
Yes
6 Months
24
Rural
Single Rooms with Private Baths
Single Rooms with Shared Baths
Doubles
Students are Always in "Line-of-Sight" with staff
Yes
HIGH: Family Expected on weekly calls (or more) & to attend all family workshops (weekly , monthly or quarterly)
0%
20%
40%
10%
50%

Insurance

Call for more Information
Full Time Staff Member
Yes

Therapy - Individual

Yes
2 Hours
1
> 50%
10 Clients
Yes

Therapy - Group

Yes
3 Hours
10 Hours
1 Hours
Yes

Additional Professionals & Medical Rule Outs

> 50%
Wheelchair bound students
Yes
Yes

Treatment Modalities

Yes
Yes
No
Art
Breathing Techniques / Breath Work
Yoga
Music
Yes

Staff

1:4
Yes
Yes
College Degree
40 Hours

Academic

6 - 12
1:4
Traditional teacher-led class
Teachers support blended learning
Packets with teacher support
Project Based Learning
Yes
Yes
Year Round School (either quarters, trimester, semesters)
Yes
Yes
Tests
Classes
Yes

Transition Programming

Yes
Formal Transition To Another Therapist
Family Or Student Coaching Support For Certain Amount
No
> 50%

Accreditation

State License
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
Wis. Assoc. of Family & Children's Agencies(WAFCA)

Nuts & Bolts

Yes
Call for more information
No
Call for more information
Minneapolis / St.Paul International Airport [MSP]
1.5 Hours
> 50%
No
No
No
Major Injury | Death
Restraint
Medication Errors
1 Hours

DX Assessment / Psychiatric Hospital

No
6 - 18
Yes
Yes
1 Month
12
Unlocked Residential Building
Single Rooms with Shared Baths
Doubles
Students are Always in "Line-of-Sight" with staff
No

Family Participation

1 hour max call with therapist per week
up to 2 visits during assessment period
HIGH: Family Expected on weekly calls (or more) & to attend all family workshops (weekly , monthly or quarterly)

Insurance

Call for more Information
Full Time Staff Member
Yes

Therapy - Individual

0 Hours
> 50%
8 Clients
Not Applicable
Yes

Therapy - Group

No

Additional Medical Professionals & Medical Rules Outs

> 50%
Call for more information
Yes
Yes

Treatment Modalites

Modalities are recommendations for post-assmt..

Staff

4
Yes
Yes
College Degree
40 Hours
Awake
> 50%

Academic

1 - 12
1:4
Teachers support blended learning
Packets with teacher support

Transition

No
< 50%

Evaluation

0 Days
Yes
Multidisciplinary Team

Accreditation

State License:
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
WI. Assoc. of Family & Children's Agencies(WAFCA)

Nuts & Bolts

Call for more information
Call for more information
No
Minneapolis / St.Paul International Airport [MSP]
1.5 Hours
< 50%
No
Major Injury | Death
Restraint
Medication Errors
1 Hours
0%
10%
40%
5%
55%
Mission Statement
Northwest Passage is dedicated to restoring hope through innovative mental health services for children and families.