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Schools For Alabama Troubled Teens

Schools for Troubled Teens Help Restore Alabama Youth’s Confidence

Many teens with mental and emotional challenges struggle in traditional high school settings. Motivation for schoolwork suffers when teens are overwhelmed with grief, trauma, and abuse. Poor academic performance leads to decreased self-confidence putting your Alabama teen in a downward spiral of aggressive behaviors, isolation, substance abuse, or truancy. Schools for troubled teens understand how difficult this period is for many teenagers.

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Solstice West Can Help Your Alabama Teen

Solstice, a leading residential treatment program near Salt Lake City, Utah, has helped hundreds of teen girls and assigned female at birth navigate through their emotional and behavioral issues while instilling strong academic skills to get them back on track. Solstice integrates academics with individual, group, and family therapy to ensure your child achieves success during the program and after transitioning. Small class sizes led by certified teachers, and, if necessary, special education teachers, give your child the individual assistance necessary for success. Teachers work closely with our multidisciplinary clinical team to create an individualized treatment plan designed to meet your daughter’s unique needs. A creative curriculum and experiential learning opportunities keep your teen engaged and enthusiastic to learn.

The comfortable, welcoming environment at Solstice will allow your child to thrive and stay on track to successfully complete high school. Academic credits earned at Solstice’s accredited academic program easily transfer back to schools in Alabama.

With Solstice’s support, your child has the opportunity to get back on track academically and lead a happier and healthier life. Call (866) 278-3345 for more information about our school for troubled teens.

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At Risk Youth from Alabama Learn Creative, Expressive Outlets at Schools for Troubled Teens.

It is more difficult for teens to find appropriate ways to express themselves if they are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges. This breakdown in communication can lead to feelings of inadequacy and isolation. These feelings can be associated with poor academic performance and self-harming behaviors, like eating disorders and addiction. When other forms of communication are ineffective, Visual and Fine Arts can offer teens a healthier form of expression. Schools for troubled teens pay attention to the unique needs of teens from Alabama who are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges.

Help For Alabama Teens

Teens who are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges have a hard time It is more difficult for teens to find appropriate ways to express themselves if they are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges. The communication breakdown makes them feel inadequate and isolated from the world around them. As a result, they may struggle academically or turn to self-destructive behaviors like eating disorders and addiction. Visual and Fine Arts offer teens a new form of expression when other forms of communication are difficult. Schools for troubled teens understand the unique needs of Alabama teens struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges.

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Fine Arts Academic Programming at Solstice West:

Solstice, a premier boarding school in Utah, offers an expansive Fine Arts program for teen girls and assigned female at birth ages 14-18 as part of their holistic approach to therapy. Solstice offers a variety of core classes and electives to help Alabama teens explore their interests and find new and therapeutic methods of expression:

Painting: This elective class allows students to apply what they learned from the Art Foundations classes to painting. They explore various mediums and canvases to create expressive work based on classic and contemporary art. Self-Expression is a necessary skill for confidence, assertiveness, and feeling connected to the world.

Drawing: The goal of our drawing class is to teach students how to accurately see and record objects using a variety of media, such as colored pencils, pastels, and graphite, which serve as the basic building blocks of all styles of art.

Art Foundations I & II: These classes focus on the fundamentals of art, including two and three-dimensional design and drawing. Students have the opportunity to explore a variety of media to express themselves visually, using basic art concepts like color theory, studio techniques, and aesthetics. Teens will also be exposed to various art movements and how they impacted the history of art.

Solstice believes that girls and assigned female at birth with emotional struggles are empowered by visual arts. Solstice helps struggling teens replace unhealthy coping mechanisms with positive, adaptive ones. Call (866) 278-3345 to learn more about the holistic therapeutic approach we follow at our school for troubled teens.

Solstice West helps teens struggling with issues such as:

Adoption/attachment issues

Struggling with low self esteem

Trauma

Level 1 autism

Emotional issues related to loss and grief

Struggling with symptoms of depression

Issues with disordered eating

Attention deficit disorder

Impulse control

Family conflict and dysfunction

Anxiety

Oppositional defiant disorder

Self injury

Social Isolation

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