Treatment Plans for Troubled Girls
It is imperative that the treatment plans of troubled girls be individualized to meet the specific needs of each child. No child’s issues are exactly the same. Each of the struggling teens who enter our residential treatment program comes from a diverse background. Each one is dealing with different challenges. Each has her own hopes and dreams she wants to one day fulfill. These are the reasons that Trinity Teen Solutions creates an individual agenda for every young lady who comes into our care.
Trinity Teen Solutions Offers Individualized Plans
After an initial evaluation, your daughter’s action plan will be developed. Her days at Trinity might be spent in animal therapy, wilderness therapy or experiential therapy. She will also be required to continue her education while at our boarding school for girls. Your child will also work on a 4,000-acre running ranch in order to build her values, work ethic and self-esteem.
Based on her physical condition and discharge goals, we’ll create a list of activities, responsibilities, spiritual exercises and fellowship opportunities best suited for your daughter. This agenda will work to improve virtues and positive characteristics while reducing the occurrence of negative behavior and outbursts.
Animal and Wilderness Therapy
Through animal and wilderness therapy, your daughter will begin to find the loving, gentle person she used to be. Taking care of and meeting the basic needs of the animals on the ranch encourages her to be less selfish and more respectful of relationships. This process will increase motivation, self-discipline, self-reliance, personal accountability and self-sacrifice. These lessons are taught in a variety of ways as she coexists with a group of peers, instructors, animals and God.
When your child experiences therapy – rather than just talking about it – she gains ground more quickly. Because Trinity is not an institution, but rather a family-style, residential treatment program, we are 100% hands on. While discussions are a vital part of the treatment process, progress only comes once your daughter begins to put into action those things she has recently learned about. (Find out more about experiential family therapy.)
Physical and Medical Therapy
Our first course of action is never to place your daughter on medication immediately upon arrival. In fact, our goal is to have your child free of all medications by the time she is discharged. Many struggling teens come to us with physical and emotional issues for which they take medication. With a licensed nurse on staff, we are fully equipped to manage prescription drugs, evaluate progress and make recommendations about changes in dosages.
Upon being admitted to Trinity’s residential treatment program, your daughter will begin a 90-day evaluation using her current medication regimen. After this time period, we will make suggestions about which drugs, if any, to change or discontinue.
Once struggling teens learn to identify, understand and manage the core issues that have put them in their current situation, they no longer need to medicate away the pain, anger, anxiety and impulsiveness. Our girls find being taken off medication to be a big relief… They feel as though they are making progress and accomplishing goals. That’s because they are!
At Trinity, we are constantly monitoring, assessing, evaluating and implementing improvements with regard to your daughter’s care. What’s more, we offer emotional and spiritual assistance for you and your other family members so that you can also begin to heal.
Contact us today for additional information or for answers to questions you may have. One of our administrators or therapists will be pleased to provide any information you need about our unique residential treatment program. Please call 307-202-8400 to speak with a representative, immediately.