If you’re searching for an independent living program for your child from New York, you may have a very frustrating time ahead of you. It’s hard to send away your daughter, but there is scientific evidence that an extended period away from home can improve self-esteem and coping skills. Journey Home is located just outside Salt Lake City in Utah, but accepts teens all over the country, including New York.
Every girl or child assigned female at birth who wishes to attend the program must meet these requirements: graduation from a residential treatment center, therapeutic wilderness program, therapeutic boarding school, or other similar treatment programs, has demonstrated readiness for this level of responsibility and freedom, is committed and stable relative to ongoing life and therapeutic goals, is and is committed to sobriety. If your child from New York meets these requirements, they can then undergo an admission interview and our professional team will assess if an independent living program is the best choice for your daughter. We work especially with depressive and anxiety disorders, body image issues, ADD/ADHD and other learning issues, academic struggles and low self-esteem.
Our program is based on five core principles: healthy living, education, life skills, personal responsibility and social integration. Every girl or child assigned female at birth must decide, with the support of family and a professional team, goals within every principle. She will do a follow up interview at least every two weeks, and a couple of parents will be assigned to their as guidance.
Journey Home has plenty of alternative activities beyond just therapy, there’s outdoor hiking, fun food Friday, sports, going to movies and others. But our girls and assigned female at birth con decide even to get a job or go on with high school or college studies.
Journey Home helps New York teens in a Independent Living Program setting who are struggling with challenges similar to those below:
– Technology Addiction
– Negative Peer Group
– Low Self Confidence
– School Refusal/ Truancy
– Social Isolation
– Mood Disorders
– Learning Differences
– Impulsive Behaviors
– Low Self Esteem
– Grief and Loss
– Family Conflict
– Academic Underachievement
It’s very difficult for parents to see their child struggling with emotional, mental or social issues. An independent living program like Journey Home provides a safe place where teens from New York can learn how to cope, and even better how to be successful in our modern society.
Many independent living programs focus on building self-esteem. But at Journey Home, we help encourage teens to become successful future adults, capable of coping with society, and happy with their own life. To this end, we’ve developed a program based on five core principles, involving what our professional team considers to be the most important and critical areas that a successful adult needs to master.
Located in Layton, just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, Journey Home welcomes teens all over the country, including New York. According to scientific literature, living in a goal oriented environment enhances residents’ probability of success.
We differentiate ourselves form other independent living programs because of the involvement of both parents and residents in establishing goals and intermediate steps along each girl’s personal journey.
Our professional team welcomes every girl or child assigned female at birth between 16 and 21 from New York, eager to transform these girls and assigned female at birth into happy, satisfied and successful members of society by improving either their inner and outer skills.
Overview of Mood Disorders in Teens: A useful guide focusing on mood disorders made by prestigious Rochester University, one of the country’s top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 11,100 studentsapproximately half of whom are women.
ADHD in Teenagers: An article about what ADHD is, its causes and what we can do about it, by the Child Mind Institute an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
Journey Home helps New York families from cities and towns like: Water Mill Sands Point Old Westbury Plandome Upper Brookville North Haven Rye Bridgehampton Oyster Bay Cove Muttontown
Some examples of cities from New York which may have families who may be interested in Journey Home include: New York City Buffalo Rochester Yonkers Syracuse Albany New Rochelle Mount Vernon Schenectady Utica White Plains Hempstead village Troy Niagara Falls
Kim has a Bachelors of Science degree in Political Science & Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Corrections from Weber State University. She has been employed at Solstice and Journey Home since February 2011 as a Mentor and is now Admissions Director. She has traveled extensively around the world and has enjoyed calling various destinations home. This has given her the ability to empathize with the teens who may be at times homesick for home and family. Her hobbies include reading, writing, and socializing with friends and family.