Rosemont Treatment Center
Rosemont Treatment Center & School is the largest secure residential treatment center for adolescent girls in the Pacific Northwest. The program is a leader in serving troubled girls, helping them rebuild their self-esteem and become equipped for health and success. A 26-bed facility is staffed 24 hours a day. It contains a living unit, cafeteria, an accredited school, a library, a teen health clinic, an outdoor recreation field and a covered recreation area.

The therapeutic milieu and services help clients deal with combined mental health and substance abuse problems. The treatment philosophy is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). DBT utilizes both validation and behavior therapy/change techniques to reduce clients' problems. Rosemont fosters an environment of positive change emphasizing choice, responsibility and self-management. 


  • Gender-specific services for adolescent girls
  • 24-hour secure care
  • Intensive, therapeutic residential treatment
  • Accredited remedial school in conjunction with Portland Public Schools
  • Case management
  • Individual and family therapy
  • Drug and Alcohol treatment services
  • Individual and Group Skill Building
  • Occupational therapy assessment
  • Group skill trainings on issues such as anger management, women's issues and community living skills
  • Recreation and activities program
  • Voluntary, multi-denominational youth ministry program
  • Dual-diagnosis program for girls with both mental health and substance abuse issues
  • Mental health evaluations and direct services
  • Psychiatric medication management

Eligibility and Referrals
Rosemont serves girls between the ages of 12 to 17. They have faced multiple problems and challenges, including sexual and physical abuse, neglect, school failure, chronic running away, law violations, self-endangerment, mental health issues and substance abuse or dependence.

Clients have often failed in less intensive treatment environments. Rosemont’s clients are referred by DHS, OYA and local county mental health offices.

Language Capability

English, some Spanish translation available.

More about Rosemont's staff
Leslie Gard, Program Manager, has 30 years of experience in adolescent and gender-specific services. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology.  Her expertise includes program development, quality improvement and residential treatment management.
(503) 258-4160

Carrie Gundermann, Assistant Program Manager, has over 12 years of experience in adolescent and gender-specific services. She holds a bachelor’s degree in education.  Carrie conducts admissions screening and intakes. Her areas of expertise include Dialectical Behavior Therapy, milieu management and personnel/supervision.
(503) 258-4134

Navaz Behramkamdin, Clinical Manager, has over 20 years of experience in the area of adolescent and gender specific services.  Navaz holds master’s in counseling and a master’s in psychology, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor 1. Clinical skills include: expertise in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, therapeutic expertise with youth impaired by physical and sexual abuse, case management skills and clinical supervision. 
(503) 258-4165

Program ContactCarrie Gundermann
(503) 258-4134

Rosemont School
9911 SE Mt. Scott Blvd
Portland, OR  97266

Served by Trimet bus 19, MAX green line.

(503) 258-4110
(503) 788-1131 fax

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