About Rockford Center
As Delaware’s first private psychiatric facility, Rockford Center has expanded the scope and breadth of its services since 1974. Our mental health center has grown from a 55-bed residential psychiatric hospital for individuals with sub-acute psychiatric disorders, to a 118-bed facility that provides easy access to a full complement of inpatient behavioral healthcare and partial hospital programs for adults, adolescents, children and older adults.
Rockford Center's Skilled and Expert Staff
Rockford Center’s diverse
professional staff takes a multidisciplinary approach to all treatment services,
using “best practices” as a guide to assessing, treating, and caring for all of
Rockford Center’s patients. Staff members are all highly trained and educated in
various aspects of medical and behavioral health. Our medical staff includes
Board Certified Psychiatrists, and our trusted nursing staff includes dedicated
and caring Registered Nurses (RN's), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN's), and
additional staff with specific experience and expertise in providing behavioral
healthcare. Our social services
department consists of Master’s prepared and Licensed Clinical Social Workers,
several of whom are also Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors. All who turn to
Rockford Center’s experienced staff for assistance will find a helping hand and
Rockford Center Values Knowledge & Training
Public education and professional
training are highly valued by Rockford Center. Our goal is twofold: to help the
community understand and keep current with issues and information related to
behavioral healthcare, and to enrich and strengthen the professional skills of
To keep the public apprised of behavioral healthcare information, we participate in health fairs and conferences throughout the year, sharing a wealth of material and answering questions about mental health and substance abuse issues.
Our professional training initiatives are part of Rockford Center’s “Service Excellence” program. In addition to regularly scheduled meetings among staff, employees, and administration to discuss performance improvements and achievements, we provide a professional lecture series in both the spring and fall, which serves as a continuing education opportunity for our staff and professionals in the community.