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What is an Intensive Treatment Program (ITP)?

What is an Intensive Treatment Program (ITP)?

Intensive Treatment Programs at Wisconsin State Centers (PDF, 1886KB)

An Intensive Treatment Program is a short-term treatment program intended to help an individual with an intellectual disability, whose treatment needs cannot be adequately met in the community, acquire a level of skills for personal independence.

This is accomplished by acute, comprehensive assessment, treatment, and recommendations for a return to successful community living.

ITPs focus on decreasing behaviors that interfere with other active treatment needs while increasing those skills necessary to achieve functioning with as much self-determination and independence as possible.

ITP services are not intended for emergency detentions, respite, or long-term support.

There are three ITPs in Wisconsin, located at Central, Northern and Southern Wisconsin Centers.

 

Last Revised: April 22, 2014