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Posts in Category: Troubled Teens

Safety at Caribbean Mountain Academy

          The Dominican Republic has been in the news as of late, unfortunately due to a spike in deaths of visitors to Dominican resorts. We are saddened by these deaths; however, we want to take the opportunity to reassure. These deaths are very specifically related to resort tourists. At Caribbean Mountain […]

When is it Appropriate for a Child to Attend a Residential Treatment Center?

  Written by Andrew Stroup, Director of Caribbean Mountain Academy The decision to send your son or daughter to a residential treatment center or a therapeutic boarding school is extremely difficult, and can be full of mixed emotions. However, it can also be one of the most loving decisions you make for your teen, if […]

Benefits of Boarding Schools for Teenagers

  Does your son or daughter struggle behaviorally or emotionally? Does he or she struggle to focus on tasks in school, or follow even basic instructions at times? Are they disruptive to the home, depressed, or anxious? Your family might benefit from seeking help from a therapeutic boarding school. Specially Trained Staff Therapeutic boarding schools […]

What is a Behavior Modification Program for Teenagers?

There are many ways to help troubled teens or teens who are struggling regain control over their behavior and their lives. Some are more effective than others. Anyone who has worked with teenagers knows that approaches such as punishing them or placing them in a boot camp-type environment do little to promote positive, long-term changes.  A behavior […]