Residential Treatment Centers for Children

“Life is managed – not cured.”

Residential Treatment Centers for Children

Is your family life in chaos due to the

behavior of your child? Is your child displaying any of the following

self-destructive behaviors?

  • family conflict
  • blatant disregard of rules
  • withdrawn from family
  • abrupt change in personality
  • never at fault
  • uncontrollable anger
  • poor emotional control
  • manipulative
  • lying – stealing
  • lack of motivation
  • “I hate you,” attitude
  • “You can’t make me,” attitude
  • skips school
  • school suspensions
  • grades have fallen
  • can’t keep friends
  • legal problems
  • fighting/violence
  • bullies/bullied
  • runs away
  • conduct disorder
  • hanging with the wrong crowd
  • oppositional defiant disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • low self-esteem
  • attention deficit disorder – adhd
  • depression
  • attempted or threats of suicide
  • drug use
  • alcohol use
  • smoking
  • sexually active
  • cutting
  • adoption issues
  • reactive attachment disorder
  • eating disorder


Residential Treatment Centers

for Children – What are they and how can they help your child?

Residential Treatment Centers for children are State

Licensed intervention programs for troubled children and adults

who may be experiencing emotional, academic, and/or behavioral


Instead of wreaking havoc on themselves and their

families children will spend their days in group counselling,

individual and family therapy, and learning how to interact with

peers and adults in a meaningful and healthy way.

For their part, many children find success at Residential

Treatment Centers by learning more about themselves and what drives

their destructive behaviors. The teens are asked to specifically

look at what’s going on in their lives and what kind of decisions

they’ve been making.

Residential Treatment Centers for children provide

the forum for struggling children, teens, and young adults to

evaluate their behaviors.

As a former resident of a Residential Treatment

Center recalls, “You realize what you are doing to yourself

and what you do to others. You can’t explain how it works. It

is magic, it’s intense.”

It’s their parents’ desperate hope that, once it’s

over, they’ll get back the children they once knew.

Residential Treatment Centers for children are different

to military-style boot camps, which rely on humiliation and barked


Not all Residential Treatment Centers for children

are created equal.


Family Compass will help you to

make an informed decision when you choose to intervene on behalf

of your child. We have compiled a database of State Licensed Residential

Treatment Centers for children. This is so you can find the proper

treatment for your situation.

For any questions – call 1-866-490-3666

toll free. We have consultants waiting to take your call 24 hours

a day/7 days a week – Call now!