Talking to your Daughter
Do you feel like your relationship with your daughter is strained? Do you feel disconnected from what is going on in her life? You aren’t alone. Many parents tend to feel this way when their child becomes a teenager, but taking an interest in her life will help to foster…
How to Support Your Spouse While Dealing With Your Struggling Teen
By John Townsend, Ph.D. Few conflicts are more difficult and stressful than having an adolescent in your home who is struggling. It’s hard on the teen, hard on the parents and hard on the siblings. Some parents, however, are more vulnerable to the stress than others. They can feel overwhelmed…
Setting Helpful Boundaries When You Have a Struggling Teen
By John Townsend, Ph.D. As your teen enters the developmental season that will prepare her for independency and autonomy, things can get rocky at home. She may be showing a negative attitude, defiance or acting-out behaviors, or she may be spending time with the wrong kids, shirking her school responsibilities or…
December Parent Group
Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, we invite our CRA parents to join us for Parent Group to discuss the challenges of raising a teen who is struggling. It’s a time for parents to learn and support other parents on the road to recovery.
Winter Parent Weekend
We welcome our CRA families to campus for our Winter Parent Weekend beginning Friday, Jan. 18, through the weekend! Special guests include alumni parents who will share how Compass Rose and Parent Weekends helped their daughters and themselves grow as individuals and as a family.
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.