Posts tagged "parents"

SafePassage: Your Summer and Smart Phones

So, how’s your summer shaping up? Are you ready for another summer of your teen video gaming and sexting until four in the morning? And what about the exhibition of inappropriate outbursts, anti-social behavior, and physical aggression when you ask him to cut the grass, unload the dishwasher, or feed the dog? Really?! You didn’t...

SafePassage Meets Elk River

Today I sat down with Selina Mason as she told me about The Pinnacle Schools, Elk River Treatment Program (ERTP). Located near Huntsville, AL Elk River is a residential treatment center. Students, who are approved for this program, being their treatment living in a tee pee with 24-7 supervision. She went on to say that...
SafePassage - Merry Christmas

SafePassage – Merry Christmas

To honor our Clients and express our appreciation to the therapeutic schools and programs and Educational Consultants who place their faith and trust in SafePassage Adolescent Services, a donation to the United Methodist Children’s Home in Decatur, GA has been made. The UMCH, founded in 1871, assists children and families who do not have access...

SafePassage: 17 Is Not Old Enough

Late yesterday I received a panic phone call from a therapeutic boarding school. They said that one of their students was on a family visit at a mall when the student bolted. The parents, of course, chased in pursuit of their own child and when they caught up to her they put hands on her....
SafePassage: Parents Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

SafePassage: Parents Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

Where do I send my teenager? I know my teen needs help but they are already over 17, it’s probably too late; shouldn’t I just wait until they are legal and send them packing? These are just some of the questions that goes through a parent’s mind when they are looking to add a therapeutic...

Transport Luggage

Laura Morton, Woodbury Reports recently posted an article Luggage Checks detailing the need for parents to be mindful of the personal belongings they send with their children to wilderness or emotional growth therapeutic school or program. Since a Transport Team is often the conduit for a family to be able to move their teenager safely...