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TEAM

(TEACHING AND EMPOWERING ADOLESCENT MALES)

Severe Risk; Private Secure Unit; Male

TARGET POPULATION: AGES 12-18

[Staff Ratio 1:3]

  • Conduct disorder
  • Substance use disorders
  • Disruptive behavior disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Violent/aggressive/destructive tendencies
  • Runaway/truancy tendencies
  • A history of serious criminal charges
  • Criminogenic needs
  • A history of gang involvement
  • Previous failed placements

The TEAM program is a secure residential treatment program devoted to helping youth who are dealing with the most severe criminal and behavioral issues. These youth have typically experienced failed previous placements and/or are not manageable or safe in the community, staff secure residential facility, or less restrictive environment. The TEAM program 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 moral reasoning.