As part of a recommended step-down model – one that is widely recognized as the best model for recovery – our residents graduate to the Intensive Outpatient level of care after completing the Residential Treatment at Magnolia Ranch. We recognize the importance of maintaining an environment of therapeutic rehabilitation that matches the level of care our residents had received during their stay here. That is why aftercare planners work only with leading Intensive Outpatient facilities across the country to match residents with the ideal step-down program for them. Whether they choose to receive continued treatment back home, close by, or in an entirely new region, our discharge planners are equipped to help residents transition to the next phase in their recovery journey with ease and confidence.
Our aftercare planners and Primary Therapists are critical in this phase of integration as they help to identify where and when each resident will step-down to the intensive outpatient phase of treatment. Some residents are best suited to return home to continue in their therapeutic journey, while others are recommended to a regional IOP or new geographic location that meets their exact needs. We’re proud to proclaim that our services don’t stop after a resident has left our programming. Part of our “commitment to our residents” is to follow up regularly with each one to identify successes and setbacks as they traverse their path in recovery.
At the Intensive Outpatient level of care, each client is required to attend group programming for 3 hours a day, 3 days a week, in addition to a 1-hour one-on-one session with their therapist. IOP is also ideal for someone who has not been through the residential program but has obligations that permit them from attending day-long programming.
At-Home or Residential
One of the benefits of Intensive Outpatient treatment is the flexible living opportunity for clients. This enables clients who wish to live at home and complete IOP that opportunity, while also offering them the option to reside in a sober, structured, and safe community residence.
Since many clients are from out of state, a large portion of IOP attendees also live together in community residences – also referred to as Supported Recovery Residences. Even for those who may live close by, it is customary for clients to live in supervised, off-campus community housing, which requires higher levels of accountability while also helping them to integrate into a new sober environment.