NO sustained learning takes place until youth are emotionally
available a healthy environment is critical.
Trained staff from local community is house-mentor to 6-8 residents
housed in adapted traditional dwellings.
Dialogue creates bridges for changing patterns. Communication is the
key to unlocking new choices and healing wounds of the past so the future can
Spectrum Academy is a model peer-community that helps youth find
restored hope and success in their lives. A peer-community is a community
based on shared support, giving and receiving help founded on key principles
of respect, shared responsibility, and mutual agreement of what is helpful.
13 moon residential cycle includes achievement of goals and objectives
for the student, celebrated by the community, and movement into the next
moon. A full cycle qualifies the student for peer-leadership position within
the community and residence.
Community members available to mentor students and their parents to
assist habilitation and success in the choice to change undesirable patterns.
Families are critical to healing the community. They will be
participants in on-going counseling and problem-solving training. In extreme
cases with in-residence programs available so the whole family is served.
Temporary employment can be arranged as part of the cost offsets while in
residence, with assistance in business or job development as part of the
Again . Utilizing those who have gone before us
Here is where programs like Tonys Media Concepts are integral
to the process