How to Find the Right Therapeutic Boarding School for My Teen
Are you frustrated with your good teen making bad choices?
We help you make smart decisions for teen help.
Since 2001 P.U.R.E.™ has been educating parents and communities about teen help resources, programs and schools. This industry is extremely competitive and can be very confusing to the desperate parent. Without the right knowledge, sifting through the internet for the right therapeutic boarding school for your teen can be daunting.
We were once in that position, we understand the stress and apprehension you are feeling and want you to know you are not alone and give you the opportunity to learn from our experiences and more importantly, gain from our knowledge.
If you are visiting our website, it’s likely your teen or young adult is struggling and you are considering alternative options. You may not be familiar with how to research these specialty boarding schools and programs. You are probably thinking, “Does my teen really need to be sent away?” Or some parents want to know, “Will my teen hate me if we send them away?” One big question is, “How will we get them there, they don’t want to go.”
We can help you with this major decision.
First is learning more about the meaning of your choices, to understanding your financial options and we also offer a library of recommended parenting books to guide you. Learn more about the success of therapeutic boarding schools.
Have you exhausted your local resources? Therapy isn’t working, out-patient treatment failed, teen is refusing to go to school, short-term hospital stay was unsuccessful? Considering residential treatment? Learn more about the goals of boarding schools.
We offer tips for researching teen help boarding schools (including informative questions to ask parent references to gain more insights), programs for troubled teens or life skills programs for young adults and questions to ask the programs to learn how they operate.
We believe in finding a positive and encouraging setting for your teen or young adult. Placing a negative child into a punitive or primitive environment can usually build anger and resentment. Most of these young people are typically suffering with low-self worth – it’s time to find placement that enhances their self-esteem and starts building them back up to make better choices.
Although many parents believe that finding a school or program near their home is a priority, we help you understand that this is only a snapshot of their entire life. Yet one of the most important parts of their life that will have a major impact on both their emotional and educational future. It’s imperative you select a program that best fits their needs and not your geographical convenience.
Whether you’re considering a wilderness program, therapeutic boarding school or residential treatment center, this is a major emotional and financial decision.
Contact us for a free consultation.