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Schools For Kansas Troubled Teens

Schools for Troubled Teens Help Restore Kansas Youth’s Confidence

Many teens have a hard time in high school, especially those struggling with mental and emotional challenges. Teens dealing with grief, trauma, and abuse often find these struggles too overwhelming. Motivation for schoolwork usually suffers. When Kansas teens are struggling academically it can lead to decreased self-confidence and a downward spiral of aggressive behaviors, isolation, substance abuse, or truancy. Schools for troubled teens offer support for teens struggling in a traditional school environment.

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Solstice West Can Help Your Kansas 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. Our clinical team, including therapists, teachers, and residential staff, work together 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.

Students thrive in Solstice’s safe and nurturing community 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 Kansas.

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 Kansas Learn Creative, Expressive Outlets at Schools for Troubled Teens.

Teens who are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges have a hard time finding appropriate ways to express themselves. 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. Kansas teens with emotional and behavioral challenges can find the support they need at schools for troubled teens that understand their unique needs.

Help For Kansas 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. As a result, they may struggle academically or turn to self-destructive 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 Kansas who are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges.

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Fine Arts Academic Programming at Solstice West:

Solstice, a boarding school in Utah, has developed a comprehensive Fine Arts program for teen ages 14-18 as part of their holistic therapeutic approach. While our core curriculum is consistent with local standards, Solstice offers the following creative arts classes to help Kansas teens find new and therapeutic methods of expression:

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.

Drawing: Students learn basic building blocks of art by learning how to accurately see and record objects using a variety of media such as colored pencils, pastels, and graphite.

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.

Solstice believes in the power of visual arts, especially for girls and assigned female at birth with emotional struggles. Solstice encourages girls and assigned female at birth to learn healthier coping mechanisms and ways of self-expression at our school for troubled teens. Call (866) 278-3345 to learn more about our academic program. We can help your family today!

Solstice West helps teens struggling with issues such as:

Defiant behaviors


Struggling with low self esteem


Disordered eating

Staying away from loved ones and isolating themselves

Challenges related to attachment issues

Grief and Loss

Issues related to asperger’s

Struggling with trauma

Conflict within the family

Impulse control


Harming themselves by cutting or other methods of injury

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