Archives for February 2018

Podcast – Talking about values with struggling teens

Talking with Boyd Hooper, sdmissions director at Sundance Canyon Academy, about how to have the conversation with your struggling teenager about values.

​Incorporating “Fun” At A Residential Treatment Center For Teen Boys

Residential treatment centers don’t sound like the greatest place to be, The name conjures images of cold, hospital-like settings and stern faced nurses giving pills in paper cups to sad patients just counting the days until they are released. Don’t worry, the truth is a much cheerier one. Residential treatment centers for teen boys are Read more..

​Troubled Teen Parenting Tips: Try Touring A Therapeutic Boarding School

It is five AM and you have been awake for more than an hour. You woke up in a cold sweat, thinking about the latest in a long line of disasters involving your teens behavior and now you can’t go back to sleep. Every nerve is on edge and there is a gnawing pit in Read more..

​Improved Curriculum For Troubled Teens At A Residential Treatment Center

Drug addiction. Behavioral issues. Mental illness. Personality disorders. Criminal proceedings. Expulsions. Trauma. These are just some of the struggles that may lead a teenager into a residential treatment center. Made to address various concerns that can cause a teen’s life to spiral out of control, it provides a stable environment filled with professionals that can Read more..

SCA Podcast presents Kathy Kinghorn – addiction to pornography

Nate Stoddard sits down and talks with Kathy Kinghorn from Therapy Utah,  a certified porn and sex addiction therapist, to discuss a topic that parents with struggling teens are asking themselves: What should I know about porn addiction?     Music:

Treatment Options for Struggling Teens

Parenting A Troubled Teen: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

While February has Valentine’s Day, a holiday celebrating love, it is also the month designated for teen dating violence awareness month. Abusive teen relationships can be a factor behind your troubled teen’s struggles. However, we understand that it can be tricky to know how to identify and talk about teen dating violence with your teenager, Read more..

​Which Kinds of Issues Are Addressed in Schools for Troubled Teens?

It is devastating to have a child with severe emotional or behavioral issues. Mental illness, personality disorders, substance abuse…it is draining on a level that is difficult to describe to people who have not faced it themselves. Parents feel useless like they have done badly by their children and worry that nothing will ever fix Read more..