TEAM

(TEACHING AND EMPOWERING ADOLESCENT MALES)

Severe Risk; Private Secure Unit; Males

TARGET POPULATION: AGES 13-18

[Staff Ratio 1:3]

  • Conduct Disorder 
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Aggressive tendencies
  • Runaway/truancy tendencies
  • History of criminal charges
  • Criminogenic needs
  • History of gang involvement
  • Failed previous placements

The TEAM program is a secure residential treatment program devoted to providing services to youth who are dealing with significant trauma and exhibiting criminal and behavioral issues.  These youth have typically experienced failed previous placements and/or are not safe in the community, staff secure residential facility, or less restrictive environments.  The TEAM Unit offers a highly structured, yet therapeutic environment with increased safety and security measures.  Specially trained treatment staff focus on the importance of respecting authority, building healthy relationships, managing anger, exercising self-control, accepting personal responsibility, making positive choices, learning to effectively resolve conflicts, improving academic performance, and developing enhanced enhancing moral reasoning.