Troubled Teen Boarding Schools

  • Low Cost Boarding Schools

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    TROUBLED TEEN? See these FREE and low-cost boarding schools and therapeutic programs for troubled teens. If you have low income, we’ve listed the boarding schools and programs you may want to contact. The list is constantly updated.

  • Columbus Girls Academy (Georgia)

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    Columbus Girls Academy offers a structured Christian boarding school environment for struggling teenage girls. The school focuses on character growth, spiritual life, and personal responsibility to help girls overcome life-controlling issues.

  • Peer Pressure and How to Deal With It

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    You were a youth once so you probably know what it is like to deal with peer pressure. The desire for acceptance and belonging, coupled with the innate drive to explore one’s identity, often leaves teenagers vulnerable to the influences of their peers. While peer interactions can be a source of support and camaraderie, they can also lead to detrimental outcomes when veering into the territory of peer pressure.

  • The Ripple Effect of Defiant Behavior: When Parents Pay the Price

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    The Ripple Effect of Defiant Behavior: When Parents Pay the Price by James Lehman, MSW James Lehman, creator of The Total Transformation Program, examines the effects of acting out behavior on parents and the family, and reveals how to calm the storm in the home. Q: A child’s behavior problems can cause disturbances in a family […]

  • Road Hazards and Your Teen

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    Driver’s education is designed to provide your teen with the knowledge of state driving laws and the basic skills for operating a vehicle. The license bureau only checks if your teen knows how to turn and use signals, obey traffic signs, park, and use safety equipment. They are more concerned with the written test to […]

  • How to Approach a Troubled Teen

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    As parents, it’s very difficult for us to see that our children are suffering from peer pressure, especially if it’s already causing them a variety of problems. We don’t know how to talk to them about what’s bothering them, and we don’t even know how to approach them. For this reason, here are some tips […]

  • Inappropriate Behavior – Why Parents Dismiss it as a Phase

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    Inappropriate Behavior – Why Parents Dismiss it as a Phase by James Lehman, MSW Q: Why do parents tend to dismiss inappropriate behavior as “a phase?” James: When a child is between 18 months and two years old, they’ll start to walk away and say “no” to their parent. The child is practicing a new skill. […]

  • Skip the Mealtime Melodrama

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    For many families, every meal feels less like a Norman Rockwell painting and more like a battle of epic proportions. Mealtime is one of the biggest stressors for parents, especially those with little ones. Why? Because kids are winning! Think about it – eating is one of the few things kids can legitimately control. Hard […]

  • Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting

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    Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting by James Lehman, MSW (deceased) If you and your spouse take opposing roles in dealing with your kids, you’re not alone. Many parents take on the roles of “good cop” and “bad cop” in the family. For instance, Dad is the kid’s best buddy, and mom is the nag. Or dad […]

  • Treasure Coast Academy

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    Treasure Cost Academy is a residential boarding school in Florida just for troubled boys. It is also an accredited, private school registered with the State of Florida. The ranch property is located on a 30-acre parcel, in Vero Beach, Florida.

  • The Disneyland Daddy

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    In divorce, the kids love going to Dad’s when he has them because there are no rules — they get to do pretty much whatever they want. James Lehman, MSW, talks about solutions to this cycle for the mom who is left with difficult kids.


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Should you need help finding troubled teens boarding schools, schools for troubled teens, schools for troubled teens, troubled boys home, teen counseling services, or Teen Challenge, please let us know. Therapeutic programs and schools like this will provide treatment for troubled teens. Boarding Schools (Emotional Growth Schools and Therapeutic Boarding Schools) provide supervision and counseling for at-risk teenagers. Inexpensive residential treatment centers offer clinical treatment with both academic and behavioral support, plus medication management and medical monitoring. They treat adolescents with serious psychological and behavioral issues, are highly structured, and they offer recreational and adventure activities.

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