Turning Point at Granita Park
Frequently Asked Questions
Q Will my son be able to continue
his education and get High School Credit?
A Yes, in fact he may catch-up on missing credits
or advance toward early graduation. We have school 12 months a
year. Additionally your son may participate in a variety of vocational
programs to enhance employable skills such as construction, masonry,
agriculture, ecology, recreation, computers and more.
Q How does our son get to the program?
A Turning Point at Granita Park does not transport
youth to placement. We will however refer you to 3 of the top
Escort Agencies in the United States. We encourage you the parent
to come and pick your son up at graduation from the program and
participate in our family retreats and seminars
Q As a parent, what is our role?
A Turning Point empowers you the parent, by sending
you a monthly report, detailing your son’s progress and occasional
photographs to help ease the anxiety of separation.
Q Can we visit our Son?
A Yes, your involvement as a parent in family
counseling and family retreats is imperative to your son’s permanent
growth. Turning Point looks forward to equipping you with the
knowledge and skills that will ensure your son’s successful return
Q How often and when can we talk to our son?
A We encourage the boys to phone home. Typically
Sundays are days for phone calls. History has shown that more
than a once per week phone call disrupts adjustment to the placement.
We also encourage you to write letters to your son on a weekly
Q Can we limit other outside communication that
our son may receive?
A Absolutely, as the legal guardian you will
fill out a section in the Enrollment Packet where you tell us
who may correspond with your son. If we receive mail or phone
calls from people outside of your correspondence list we will
forward them to you.
Q What about routine or emergency medical and
A Again in the Enrollment Packet you will fill
out the insurance information, that we will use when your son
needs to visit the doctor, dentist or in case of an emergency.
Q Does Turning Point at Granita Park take young
men on medications?
A Absolutely, many of our students are in need
of medication that aids in a chemical homeostasis. Medication
adjustment or prescription will be billed through your insurance
as a separate cost for a visit to a Doctor or Psychiatrist.
Q How soon can we get help?
A TODAY! Immediate help is just around the corner.
Simply fill out our quick application on this site or call our
admissions office and they will send you an Enrollment packet,
or download the Enrollment Packet from this website.