Teaching Confrontation – Appropriately
All parents have the same “impossible dream.” We want our kids to become grown-ups who have a strong voice and will not allow themselves to be pushed around or controlled by others. At the same time, we want our kids to do what we say with a great attitude and…
Compass Rose Academy Employee Highlight: Kinsey Horner
It wasn’t until her senior year at Indiana Wesleyan that Kinsey found her home in Wabash. She learned about Compass Rose during her senior seminar class at IWU. She was nervous about the idea of working residential treatment but changed her mind after a campus tour. “I was totally convicted…
Tips for Helping a Loved One with Mental Illness
If someone close to you is suffering from a mental illness, you don’t need anyone to tell you that others suffer as well. It is hard to see their pain and the impact it has on others, even unknowingly. And it is easy to feel powerless to help. A simple…
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.
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.