Our Approach

Our Proven Three-Step Approach

Three Legged Stool


We go beyond the traditional classroom.  Our qualified faculty and staff develop individual academic plans for each student and provide the attention needed for success.

  • Accredited by Independent Schools of the Central States (ISACS)
  • Effective organizational/ study skills
  • Honors courses
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Individualized academic planning
  • Stat approved curriculum from DESE & ISBE
  • Transitional services


We have Master-level licensed therapists rained in various therapeutic interventions, including Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to foster social and emotional growth.

  • Minimum 1 hour of individual therapy per week
  • Minimum 2 hours of group therapy pr week
  • Anger Management
  • Behavior modification skills
  • Conflict mediation
  • Coping/ problem solving strategies
  • DBT Skills

Parental Involvement

Parents play a key role in our program.  We engage parents regularly and offer the support needed for education and emotional growth.

  • Weekly parental support groups
  • Weekly contact with student's therapist
  • Access t academic/ therapeutic resources
  • Individual communication with teachers
  • Parent Appreciation Committee