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Christian-centered Training Programs for Troubled Young Adults, GA

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Paul Anderson Youth Home:
At Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vidalia GA, we are highly committed to helping young men aged 16 to 21 transform their lives for the better through a Christ-centered approach. We offer programs that involve drug abuse treatment, practical life skills training, vocational training and transition programs for PAYH graduates. Our service plans are tailored to meet each young man’s specific needs at the physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual levels. Contact us today to find out what we can do for you or your loved ones.

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Programs that involve drug abuse treatment, practical life skills training, vocational training and transition programs for PAYH graduates: 

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Young men can earn a high school diploma or GED through our SACS/ACSI accredited high school and can obtain college credit online through our participation in Georgia’s “Move on When Ready” program.

VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM
At PAYH, we introduce our young men to various skilled trades. Through our vocational program, they learn the basics of agriculture, landscaping, culinary arts, auto mechanics, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical circuitry.

PRACTICAL LIFE SKILLS TRAINING
In order to teach our young men to be independent, productive citizens, we provide training in areas often overlooked in formal education, including applying for jobs, basic auto and household maintenance, managing a budget, and filing taxes.

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Address: P.O. Box 525, Vidalia, Georgia 30475, USA
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Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
Located in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys and girls) ages 13-18 from South Carolina and across the United States.

In our beautiful, peaceful, and safe location, we combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).

TWAI has been serving struggling teens and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.

We provide an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to our students, and offer help for the following presenting issues: poor academic performance, behavioral problems, addictions, low self-worth, spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and attachment disorders among others.

With a passion for helping young people in crisis, our clinical, educational, and operations staff are among the best in the country.

We are a small program (40 students) which means that we are able to provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student.

Typically our on site student to staff ratio is 5:1. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.

Parent Testimonial:
"We feel reassured that our son Chad is in good hands being guided onto the right track...We are really beginning to get our son back again! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
Therapeutic Boarding School
For troubled teens ages 13-18

- Middle School Program
- High School Program
- Credit Recovery
- Accelerated Learning
- College Preparation/ AP Classes
- SAT/ACT Testing Center
- Anti-Bullying Program

We also provide a GED program, and college courses.

We create a customized program for each student that requires a minimum of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment.

TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA. It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year.
Shepherd's Hill Academy
Courses / Programs
Located on 185 acres in Martin GA, 85 miles northeast of Atlanta, Shepherd’s Hill Academy (SHA) is a co-ed Therapeutic Christian boarding school offering gender separated programs in an outdoor residential setting for troubled teens ages 12-17.

SHA's programs are tailored for teens struggling with a variety of negative behaviors including: ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), anger management, anxiety disorders, Bipolar disorder, behavioral disorders, and more.

We help children struggling to cope with phobias, emotional issues, learning disabilities, physical and sexual abuse, depression, negative peer pressure, trauma, and rebellious behavior.

The unique therapeutic structure of SHA consistently provides a safe, loving and Christ-centered environment. The SHA Team provides 24/7 care and maintains a 5-1 student-to-staff ratio.

We are equipped with a completely devoted Christian staff that uses biblical principles in a loving authoritative community environment.
Therapeutic Boarding School Programs for Troubled Teens Ages 12-17:

- Shepherd's Hill Academy (fully accredited, year-long junior and senior high school)

- Wilderness Program (all negative cultural influences are removed in an unplugged environment)

- Equine Program (provides healing to teens)

- Next Step Program (the middle ground between the Wilderness Program and home)

Healthy Activities include:
- Sports, field trips, games, horses, animals, gardening, homesteading, construction projects, devotions, accountability groups, game room, exercise room, yoga therapy, swimming, music room, and chapel
Darlington School
Courses / Programs
Darlington School is an accredited, college-preparatory, coeducational, day (Grades PreK-12) and boarding (Grades 9-12) school. Darlington School is located in Rome GA, just 70 miles from Atlanta, and offers a curriculum that is global in focus and personal in delivery.

At Darlington, we do more than prepare our students for college. We prepare them for life by emphasizing the pursuit of individual excellence in a diverse learning environment. Our students are the center of all that we do. Together, we challenge them to learn with passion, act with integrity, and serve with respect.

Darlington School is dually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.
Co-ed Day & Boarding School Programs:

- Day Programs (Pre-K-12th Grade)
- Boarding Programs (Grades 9-12)

Subjects include:
- English
- Mathematics
- Science
- History
- World Languages
- Information Technology & Communications
- Fine Arts
- Physical Education
- Advanced Placement Courses
Southeastern Military Academy, Port St. Lucie
Courses / Programs
Located in Port St. Lucie FL, Southeastern Military Academy is a specialized boarding school dedicated to helping troubled and needy boys from ages 11-17.

Southeastern Military Academy is a 12 month boarding school that utilizes military style components for the establishment of a "Doctrine of Discipline" in the lives of the struggling teens who come to the school.

The Academy provides a viable alternative to school dropouts for struggling teens needing behavioral re-direction in a military style environment.

Our Behavioral Re-Education Program is based on the concept of Physical Readiness Test, divided into three phases, red, white and blue.

In the first phase goals and treatment plan are established, the second phase is aimed at recognizing issues that brought the boys to the school while the third phase involves actively working on issues and beginning to own responsibilty for past behaviour.
Specialized boarding school for troubled and needy boys (ages 11-17)

- 12 month alternative to boot camp and military school
- Individual Treatment Plan
- Behavioral Re-Education Program, based on Physical Readiness Training Test
- Therapy and Life Skills Training
- Award winning behavioral modification and re-education program
- Visitation permitted after preliminary period of approx. 4 weeks
The Webb School
Courses / Programs
Located in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, The Webb School is a private boarding and day school for students in Grades 6-12. Our rigorous college preparatory school programs with SAT and AP courses offer the opportunities and support that prepare students for college.

In our small boarding school community students learn the pride of hard work and the patience necessary to listen to others. They gain the confidence to express themselves, whether in one-on-one conversations or in front of the whole school. Most of all, you find the trust in yourself that you can succeed.

Webb's strong tradition of academic excellence - numerous National Merit Finalists and Semifinalists, SAT scores well above national average, 99% of students getting 3 or better on most AP exams - is grounded in this personal attention.

Boarding students in Grades 7-12 live in a supervised environment featuring four dormitories separated by gender and age.

Our students live and learn under the guidance of our faculty house parents who monitor their academic progress and general well-being. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Co-Ed Day & Boarding School Programs:

- Boarding Programs for students in Grades 7-12
- Day Programs for students in Grades 6-12

Features include:
- Rigorous College Preparatory Curriculum with English, fine arts, foreign language, math, science, history, technology

- Middle School
- Upper School
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Course SAT
- English as a Second Language Language Program
Lyman Ward Military Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Camp Hill, Tallapoosa County AL (part of the Alexander City Micropolitan Statistical Area), Lyman Ward Military Academy (LWMA) is a private boarding military school for boys that offers a college-preparatory diploma consisting of credits gained from our Junior Cadets (Grades 6-8) and Senior Cadets (Grades 9-12) programs.

Cadets take the ACT, SAT, PSAT, PLAN, ASVAB, and Stanford Achievement Tests as appropriate to their grade level, and LWMA offers Advanced Placement (AP) classes in several academic disciplines.

In keeping with the requirements of the State of Alabama and our own high standards, students are required to have four years of English, Math, History and Science. Further courses are offered as electives.

Using the college-style Block/Quarter System, the normal student load for Senior School (Grades 9-12) consists of eight courses per year. Junior School (Grades 6-8) courses are taken for the full school year, with a usual class load of seven classes.
Residential College Preparatory Military School Program for Boys (Grades 6-12)

Core Subjects:
English/Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses:
Calculus, English Language & Composition, Macroeconomics, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, US History, US Government and Politics..

Elective Courses:
Computer Programming, Digital Publishing, Electronics, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Physical Education, Visual Art...