CSTC Nursing Services

A registered nurse is scheduled to work each shift on each individual cottage. Some counselors are also licensed practical nurses who also included into the staffing ratios. Nurses are the members of the treatment team who:

  • Help with any physical problems patients may have (feeling sick, getting injured)

  • Pass out medications (prescribed by medical doctors)

  • Schedule and (when staffing allows) take patients to clinical appointments

  • Provide immunizations and basic first-aid or medical assessments

  • Lead patient education or therapy groups

  • Provide individual counseling and participate in all patient activities

  • Answer patient questions about health or medications