Journey Home is one of the leading independent living programs which helps teens from Washington. 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 Washington 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.
Choosing the best independent living program for your Washington 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 Washington.
All Journey Home independent living programs are based upon these five core principles:
The professional team cooperates with the resident and with their family to choose the appropriate goals necessary to make their a successful young woman.
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.
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 Washington teens in a Independent Living Program setting who are struggling with challenges similar to those below:
– Social Isolation
– Learning Differences
– Low Self Confidence
– School Refusal/ Truancy
– Low Self Esteem
– Academic Underachievement
– Family Conflict
– Grief and Loss
– Negative Peer Group
– Impulsive Behaviors
– Technology Addiction
– Mood Disorders
Some examples of cities from Washington which may have families who may be interested in Journey Home include: Seattle Spokane Tacoma Vancouver Bellevue Kent Everett Renton Federal Way Yakima Spokane Valley Kirkland Bellingham Kennewick Auburn Pasco Marysville Lakewood Redmond Shoreline Richland Sammamish Burien
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.