• October 06

    What is Parent Weekend at Compass Rose Academy?

    Whether you are a staff, student, or parent, one of the best times at Compass Rose is Parent Weekend. Our quarterly parent weekends are designed to be intensive but paced, challenging but fun, and vulnerable but rewarding. There are a few primary and crucial goals for the weekends: We hope…

  • September 30

    Worship Band 390 East Hosts Spiritual Life Benefit Concert

    Wabash area Christian band 390 East hosted a benefit concert at Wabash Friends Church for the Spiritual Life Ministry of White's Residential and Family Services on Saturday, September 26, 2020. President and CEO Ron Evans and Director of Spiritual Life John Trimble provided organizational updates. The concert was an opportunity…

  • August 13

    Compass Rose Academy Launches $8 Million Capital Campaign

    White’s Residential and Family Services and Compass Rose Academy launched an $8 million capital campaign to expand the mission of serving teens and families in crisis through the building of a new state-of-the-art campus for Compass Rose Academy. The campus will include homes increasing residential capacity from 20 to 48. …

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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

November 14

November Parent Group

10 a.m.

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2020, 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 19

December Parent Group

10 a.m.

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2020, 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.