Alternative And Boarding Schools In Nebraska

Is the behavior of your child causing chaos in your family life?

Have you seen your child display any of the self-destructive behaviors listed below?

  • Drug Abuse
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Lack of Motivation
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Abrupt Change in Personality
  • Adoption Issues
  • Uncontrollable Anger
  • Manipulative
  • Skips School
  • Lying – Stealing
  • You can’t make me, attitude
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Legal Problems
  • Family Conflict
  • Cutting – Self-Harm
  • Substance Abuse
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Fighting – Violence
  • Can’t Keep Friends
  • Grades Have Fallen
  • School Suspensions
  • Gang Involvement
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Runs Away
  • Depression
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Sexually Active
  • Blatant Disregard of Rules
  • Hanging With the Wrong Crowd
  • Attempted or Threats of Suicide
  • Bullying
  • Smoking
  • I hate you, attitude
  • Poor Emotional Control
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Never at Fault
  • Eating Disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia)
  • Withdrawn From Family

 

Sending your teen to boarding schools in Nebraska is not something that should ever be done without plenty of research and prior planning. For one thing, you need to make sure that the boarding school will give your troubled teen the type of help that he or she needs. However, you also need to consider the experience that your child will have at the school. It will be the child’s home for a significant amount of time, so you need to know that it will provide a positive atmosphere and an overall experience that will be beneficial. Ask as many questions as you can before you send your child to any school.

For example, you could start by asking what the average duration is for the course. Is your son or daughter going to be there for a month or for the entire year? Are there stipulations regarding how long the child has to stay? Find out if there are minimum-length required stays and if there are maximum lengths that are allowed. This information will tell you what the experience will be like by showing you how fully immersed in this new place your teen will be able to get while attending.

Depending on your child’s age, you may also want to ask if he or she will be able to stay after turning 18. At this point, your child will be able to choose what they want to do and where they want to live. By law, they will be considered an adult. However, what if the child wants to stay at the program and continue to receive assistance? Are they allowed to stay, or will they be asked to leave so that they can make room for younger students who need to join the program? This question is very important if your teen is already 17 years old, seeing as how the program may not end before their 18th birthday.

Of course, the duration of the course is not the only thing that contributes to the experience. You need to ask more questions to get a feel for the programs at all of the boarding schools in Nebraska. Call Parent Resources to learn more. You can talk with knowledgeable staff members who have no affiliation with any of the schools, giving you access to all of the information that you need so that you can make the right choice.