CAP Inpatient Hospitalization

Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

12 min Average
Wait

Inpatient Hospitalization

The inpatient unit at Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of children and teens who require inpatient psychiatric care. Our inpatient unit serves young people ages 6-18 experiencing severe behavioral health challenges.

Our 20-bed inpatient facility offers: 

  • A secure and closely monitored setting
  • Private rooms
  • Classroom for ongoing academic instructions
  • Gym and outdoor recreational space
  • Outdoor walking track
  • Yoga studio
  • Calming room
  • Sensory room

Clinical Assessments and Screenings

Our personalized program begins with a full evaluation by a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist to identify the scope and severity of problems. Depending on each patient's symptoms, assessments may include any of the following:

  • Diagnostic clarification
  • Medication management
  • Living and functional skills assessments
  • Sensory assessment
  • Neuro-psychological testing
  • Additional medical testing, including lab evaluations and medical imaging

Visiting Hours

All residents are permitted to have approved visitors. Families will work with care teams to establish a safe and supportive visiting plan.