Mercer Day Treatment

Mercer Day Treatment

KDE 2019-2020 Alternative Program of Distinction

Our Vision

Transforming young adults academically, socially, and personally 

through an atmosphere of trust, empathy, and respect.


Our Mission

MDT strives to provide high quality instruction along with a comprehensive array of community based services for at risk youth directed toward promoting rehabilitation and stabilization within families and the community. 


Our Purpose  

  1. To design individualized treatment plans that provide academic and social opportunities for growth and development thus meeting the needs of each youth and their family

  2.  To utilize an effective balance of treatment, education and graduated sanctions, to redirect misguided youth

    1. Prevent further involvement in the court system

    2. Decrease chances of long term treatment away from home 

  3. To ultimately prepare our students for transition back to the mainstream educational setting after successful completion of the phases and treatment 

  4. To develop productive and capable members of the community with a plan of success

 
The Mercer County Day Treatment Program (MCDT) is located at 530 Perryville Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 and is operated by the Mercer County School District in cooperation with the (DJJ) Department of Juvenile Justice and (KECSAC) Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children. 
Youths reside in the community and attend school Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. 
 

 The program is designed to provide a comprehensive array of community-based services for at risk youth directed toward promoting rehabilitation and stabilization within families and to provide opportunities for growth and development to meet each individual’s human potential. 

The staff at Mercer Day Treatment evaluates the importance and effectiveness of our 
Vision, Mission and Purpose statements before each school year in order to 
provide our students with an exceptional educational experience.  




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