• August 28

    Longtime Education Leader Tapped to Lead Compass Rose Academy

    Compass Rose Academy board of trustees announces today that they have chosen Ron Evans as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Evans will succeed Dee Gibson, the company’s longtime CEO, effective January 2018. Since 2013, Evans has served as head of school at Traders Point Christian Academy in Indianapolis. Prior…

  • August 22

    Top 5 Strategies to Keep Your Teen Safe Online

    Many things have changed since you were a child, and teens today face some difficulties that you never faced. One of the greatest challenges for parents is understanding how to teach your teen to use the internet safely. Parents today are wrestling with all sorts of problematic situations that the…

  • August 10

    Top 6 Summertime Safety Tips for your Teenager

    Keeping your teenage daughter safe during the summer is your No. 1 priority. With the added freedom that summertime brings, it’s not surprising that this time of the year can add extra stress to parents. But, it doesn’t need to be stressful. With a few tips to ensure your teen’s…

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Dr. Townsend

Dr. John Townsend is a world-renowned leadership coach, psychologist, organizational consultant and best-selling author. He conducts leadership coaching programs and counselor training programs throughout the country, including Indianapolis. In addition, he conducts the Ultimate Leadership Workshop and the Counselor’s One Week Intensive.

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Dr. Townsend

Dr. John Townsend is a world-renowned leadership coach, psychologist, organizational consultant and best-selling author. He conducts leadership coaching programs and counselor training programs throughout the country, including Indianapolis. In addition, he conducts the Ultimate Leadership Workshop and the Counselor’s One Week Intensive.

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Upcoming Events

October 20

Fall Parent Weekend

We’re looking forward to our Fall Parent Weekend Oct. 20-22! Our special guests include alumni parents who discuss the impact that Compass Rose Academy has had on their families. Parent Weekends are programmed with relationship-building activities, support group for parents, parent education and family therapy.

November 18

Parent Group

10 a.m.

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday Nov. 18, 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.

December 16

Parent Group

10 a.m.

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, 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.

External Resources

  • 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.