Our Approach

Our Proven Three-Step Approach

Three Legged Stool

Academics

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

Therapy

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