Justice Resource Institute The Meadowridge School

Justice Resource Institute

The Meadowridge School

 

7  Massachusetts Campuses

Administrative offices:
160 Gould St. Ste 300
Needham, MA 02494

 

Berkshire Meadows

249 North Plain Rd.
Housatonic, MA 01236

ADMISSIONS: Liisa Kelly, Director, 413-528-2523 ext. 2108.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females all ages in ungraded residential school for children and a day habilitation program for adults.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Medical, behavioral and psychopharmacological services.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Integrated approach to therapy incorporating physical and occupational therapy, communication activities, aquatic therapy, adaptive equipment, and many other innovative therapies and activities. Therapy dogs provide motivation and affection while helping students learn.

POPULATION SERVED: Severely and profoundly developmentally disabled individuals including those with significant medical conditions.

766 APPROVED: Yes

COMMENTS: 24 hour nursing care and consulting physicians and psychiatrists available for behavioral treatment recommendations.

Littleton Academy

22 King St.
Littleton, MA 01460
ADMISSIONS: Timothy Considine, 978-831-4961.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females ages 7-12 in a long-term residential program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Individual, group, and family therapy. Psychiatric consultation, psychological assessment and evaluation process. Each student is assigned a team including a lead clinician, counselor, and teacher who supervise the student’s individual educational/behavioral treatment plans and progress.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Trauma specific models including ARC (Attachment, Regulation, Competency), modified DBT designed for complex trauma and significant mood dysregulation, SMART.

POPULATION SERVED: Behavior disorders, mental illness, depression, reactive attachment, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, and other emotional, and learning disabilities.

766 APPROVED: Yes

COMMENTS: Combines a proven therapeutic model with a full course of academic study. Small student to teacher ratio and individualized programming.

Meadowridge Academy

664 Stevens Rd.
Swansea, MA 02777

ADMISSIONS: Meredith Raposa, Director, 508-677-0304, ext. 3513.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females, ages 12-22 in a long-term residential program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Individual, group and family therapy, psychiatric consultation, trauma informed animal assisted therapy (TIAAT), sensory motor arousal regulation therapy (SMART). Services also include individualized education, treatment plans and trauma informed therapeutic milieu; daily on site nursing support; and year-round outdoor education/vocational/recreational program.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Trauma specific models of treatment including ARC (Attachment, Regulation, Competency), TIAAT, SMART, hands on project based cross curricular learning designed for treatment of complex trauma and significant mood dysregulation, structural and systems family therapy.

POPULATION SERVED: Complex psychiatric diagnoses, sensory issues, medical fragility and behavioral symptoms.

766 APPROVED: Yes

COMMENTS: Combines a proven therapeutic model with a full course of academic study and career counseling. Small student to teacher ratio and individualized programs. NATSAP approved.

Pelham Academy

13 Pelham Rd.
Lexington, MA 02421

ADMISSIONS: Shanna Clark, Director, 781-274-6800, ext 3706.
AGES/GRADES: Females, ages 12-22 in a long-term residential program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Individual, group and family therapy available. Psychiatric consultation, psychological assessment and evaluation services. Each student is assigned a team including a lead clinician, counselor, and teacher who supervise the student’s plan and progress.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Trauma specific models of treatment including ARC (Attachment, Regulation, Competency), modified DBT designed for complex trauma and significant mood dysregulation, and SMART.

POPULATION SERVED: Social, emotional, and behavior disabilities including PTSD, and complex trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other psychiatric and learning disabilities.

766 APPROVED: Yes

COMMENTS: Combines a proven therapeutic model with a full course of academic study and career counseling. Small student to teacher ratio and individualized programs.

Swansea Wood School

789 Stevens Rd.
Swansea, MA 02777

ADMISSIONS: Maribeth Balzano-August, Director, 508-672-6560.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females, ages 12-22 in a long-term residential program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Individual, group, and family therapy available. Psychiatric services, psychological assessment and evaluation services. Each student is assigned a team including a lead clinician, counselor, and teacher who supervise the student’s plan and progress.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Trauma specific models of treatment including ARC (Attachment, Regulation, Competency), modified DBT designed for complex trauma, and CBT.

POPULATION SERVED: Complex psychiatric diagnoses, cognitive impairment, emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities.

766 APPROVED: Yes

COMMENTS: Combines a proven therapeutic model with a full course of academic study and career counseling. Small student to teacher ratio and individualized programs.

The van der Kolk Center Glenhaven Academy

ADMISSIONS: Aaron Luba, Director, 508-481-8077.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females, ages 12-22 in a long-term residential program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Individual, group, and family therapy available. Psychiatric consultation, psychological assessment and evaluation services. Each student is assigned a team including a lead clinician, counselor, and teacher who supervise the student’s plan and progress.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Trauma specific models of treatment including ARC (Attachment, Regulation, Competency), yoga, Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Therapy, neurofeedback, modified DBT designed for complex trauma and significant mood dysregulation.

POPULATION SERVED: Behavior disorders, mental illness, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD and other emotional and learning disabilities.

766 APPROVED: Yes

COMMENTS: Main campus in Marlborough; combines a proven therapeutic model with a full course of academic study and career counseling. Small student to teacher ratio and individualized programs yield successes for students and families.

Walden Street School

148 Walden St.
Concord, MA 01742

ADMISSIONS: Michelle Vaughan, Director, 978-369-7611, ext 209.

AGES/GRADES: Females ages 12-22 in a long-term residential program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Individual, group, and family therapy available. Psychiatric consultation, psychological assessment and evaluation services. Each student is assigned a team including a lead clinician and teacher who supervise the student’s plan and progress.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Trauma specific models of treatment including ARC (Attachment, Regulation, Competency), yoga, SMART, neurofeedback modified DBT designed for complex trauma and significant mood dysregulation.

POPULATION SERVED: Students struggling with complex trauma, PTSD, emotional dysregulation, mood disorders, mental illness, behavioral difficulties, depression, anxiety, ADHD and learning disorders.

766 APPROVED: Yes

COMMENTS: Combines a proven therapeutic model with a full course of academic study and career counseling. Small student to teacher ratio and individualized programs.

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