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Schools For Idaho Troubled Teens

Schools for Troubled Teens Help Restore Idaho 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 Idaho teen in a downward spiral of aggressive behaviors, isolation, substance abuse, or truancy. Schools for troubled teens understand your child’s difficulties during these trying times.

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Solstice West Can Help Your Idaho Teen

Solstice is a residential treatment school near Salt Lake City, Utah that helps teen girls and assigned female at birth navigate emotional and behavioral issues and teaches them strong academic skills to help them get back on track. Solstice offers a combination of individual, group, and family therapy and an accredited academic program to ensure your child achieves success during the program and once they transitions home. With small classes, our certified teachers are able to give your child the individual attention they needs to succeed. Teachers work closely with our multidisciplinary clinical team to create an individualized treatment plan designed to meet your daughter’s unique needs. We keep students engaged and enthusiastic with experiential learning opportunities woven into our creative curriculum.

The comfortable, welcoming environment at Solstice will allow your child to thrive and stay on track to successfully complete high school. Solstice’s academic program is accredited by AdvancEd, which allows your teen to transfer credits they’ve earned to schools in Idaho.

Schools for troubled teens, like Solstice in Utah, can help your child succeed academically and in other areas of their life. Call (866) 278-3345 to learn more. We can help your family today.

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At Risk Youth from Idaho 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. This often leads to poor academic performance and self-harming behaviors like eating disorders and addiction. Visual and Fine Arts offer teens a new form of expression when other forms of communication are difficult. Idaho teens with emotional and behavioral challenges can find the support they need at schools for troubled teens that understand their unique needs.

Help For Idaho 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. 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. Visual and Fine Arts give teens alternative ways of expressing themselves when they struggle to find the right words or with communicating with others. Idaho teens with emotional and behavioral challenges can find the support they need at schools for troubled teens that understand their unique needs.

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Fine Arts Academic Programming at Solstice West:

Solstice, a Utah-based boarding school, developed an effective Fine Arts program for teen girls and assigned female at birth (age 14-18) as part of a comprehensive, holistic approach to therapy. Solstice offers a variety of core classes and electives to help Idaho 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. Through self-expression, girls and assigned female at birth build confidence and assertiveness, and feel more connected to the world.

Drawing: Drawing is a basic building block of most art. Solstice’s drawing classes teach students how to accurately see and record objects using a variety of media such as colored pencils, pastels, and graphite.

Art Foundations I & II: These introductory classes teach students the fundamentals of art. Students learn about two and three-dimensional design and drawing. Basic art concepts like color theory, studio techniques, aesthetics, and opportunities to experiment with various media gives students an opportunity to skillfully express themselves visually. Teens are also introduced to historical art movements and famous artists.

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:

Trauma

Disordered eating

Generalized anxiety disorder

Difficulties controlling impulses

Attention related issues

Depressed

Asperger’s disorder

Challenges related to attachment issues

Self harm

Low self esteem

Isolating away from others in their bedroom

Family dysfunction

Oppositional defiant disorder

Struggling through grief and loss

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