Choosing the best independent living program for your Virginia child can be a very difficult challenge. Having mental and emotional issues can be proving for the subject and the family, so it’s important to establish if an independent living program is the most adequate treatment option for your daughter.
Journey Home, one of the leading independent living programs, it’s conceived to specifically suit teens who want to measure themselves with society and become independent healthy adults. Everything from our therapeutic approach to our recreational program is designed to help these teens to succeed.
Journey Home conceived five core principles that these girls and assigned female at birth need to develop and enhance in order to acquire the confidence to be independent adults. We offer a quiet and private residence where several activities and courses are taken by our girls and assigned female at birth every day.
Unlike many other services in this field, we focus on multiple areas and we determine which goal to choose for a specific area to meet the residents’ specific needs and desires, in fact every resident is not only a passive subject, but a proactive builder of their own therapeutic path. Even though we are located near Salt Lake City, Utah, we gladly help girls and assigned female at birth from all over the United States including Virginia.
All Journey Home independent living programs are based upon these five core principles:
Journey Home is one of the leading independent living programs which helps teens from Virginia. Our strategy is based on five core principles: healthy living, education, life skills, personal responsibility and social integration. We think that these are the core key areas to learn how to be a successful adult in our society.
But is our program the best possible choice for your daughter? Every new resident must have an admission interview, be between 16 and 21 years old and generally our program is indicated for depressive and anxiety disorders, body image issues, ADHD and other learning issues, academic struggles and low self-esteem.
Our program for any conduct disorders, aggressive related issues, sexual perpetration and court order related treatment.
Journey Home is a small, residential home setting dedicated to the guidance and healing of teens looking to continue their path to become successful, capable adults. It’s located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah and we help teens from Virginia and all over the country.
Our residents are followed step by step in their therapeutic program, goals are established by consulting family, the resident and of course our professional team. They take classes, have a follow up interview every two weeks and they can go on with studies or get a job. Not all activities at Journey Home are serious, our girls and assigned female at birth also participate in leisure activities like movies, sports, and many other things.
Anxiety and Depression in Children and Teens: A well written site that can give you the basics necessary to begin understanding anxiety and depression disorders made by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), an international nonprofit organization and a leader in education, training, and research for anxiety, OCD, PTSD, depression, and related disorders.
American Psychiatric Association: The APA is a worldwide recognized top organization regarding healthcare and mental disorder, since 1952 creators of DSM, Diagnostic Statistic Manual the world leading book about psychological diagnosis and disorders, they lead the psychological scientific scene by 70 years.
Journey Home helps Virginia teens in a Independent Living Program setting who are struggling with challenges similar to those below:
– Negative Peer Group
– School Refusal/ Truancy
– Learning Differences
– Social Isolation
– Family Conflict
– Low Self Esteem
– Impulsive Behaviors
– Academic Underachievement
– Mood Disorders
– Grief and Loss
– Low Self Confidence
– Technology Addiction
Journey Home helps Virginia families from cities and towns like: Great Falls Mc Lean Dunn Loring Oakton Vienna Waterford Fort Hunt Clifton Arlington Middleburg
Some examples of cities from Virginia which may have families who may be interested in Journey Home include: Virginia Beach Norfolk Chesapeake Richmond Newport News Alexandria Hampton Roanoke Portsmouth Suffolk Lynchburg Harrisonburg
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.