Doing battle with violence
Violence is all around us. Know what your child is watching on the internet and TV, and monitor the video games that come into your house. Be aware not only of the quantity of violence your child might be consuming, but also the quality. Are they playing violent video games…
Churches Provide Healing
Teens who are struggling may find little reason to attend church. When their world is crumbling, it’s hard for them to see its role in their life. But in truth, it can save them. Church can be a vital part of self-growth for everyone who attends. For teens in crisis,…
Tips for Dealing with Holiday Stress
By John Townsend, Ph.D. Most of us feel two distinct emotions around the holidays: anticipation and anxiety. The anticipation is about looking forward to the people and activities that mean something to us. Unfortunately, so is the anxiety, which concerns the more difficult family members we’ll come into contact with…
Independent Educational Consultants are hired by families to help guide the process of finding the best program to meet your child’s needs and to provide support throughout treatment. They are highly qualified and well educated about programs throughout the country.
NATSAP is the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs. Find programs using specific criteria and find a program that may fit your needs. This website has proven to be very helpful to researching parents. It groups accredited programs together in one spot for you to search for those that best fit what you are seeking.
Struggling Teens is a website that offers information about programs and is a resource for parents.