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Is your child a good fit?

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  • Major depressive disorder

  • Persistent depressive disorder

  • Bipolar I disorder

  • Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder Generalized anxiety disorder

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

Mood and Anxiety Disorders

  • Attachment disorders

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Executive functioning deficits

  • Oppositional-defiant disorder

  • Intermittent explosive disorder

  • Parent-child relational disorder

  • Specific learning disorders

Many students have secondary mood or behavioral issues

  • School refusal or avoidance

  • Substance abuse

  • Active self-harm

  • Suicidal intent, threats, or attempts

  • Aggression with parents and siblings

  • Elopement

  • Unhealthy and codependent relationships

  • Inappropriate attachments

  • Low self-esteem

  • Addictions including technological and pornography Anger and defiance

  • History of eating disorder or disordered eating

  • Trouble making and keeping appropriate friendships

  • Impulsive and reckless behavior

Common issues and maladaptive coping strategies as a result of trauma and attachment issues

  • Autism or closely related symptom cluster

  • Learning disorders or Nonverbal Learning Disorder

  • Other Neurodevelopmental Disorder Unspecified

  • Average to high IQs (80+) but may have lower Processing Speeds or Working Memory

  • ADHD

Some form of neurodevelopmental disorder

  • Generalized Anxiety or Social Anxiety

  • Persistent Depressive Disorder

  • Executive Functioning Deficits including impulse control issues

  • Easily overwhelmed or dysregulated, trouble with self-regulation

Many students have secondary mood or dysregulation issues

  • Has trouble making and keeping friends, not knowing how they fit in

  • Difficulty taking the perspective of others

  • May be diagnosed with PTSD or Reactive

  • Attachment Disorder

  • May have some form of gender dysphoria or sexual questioning

Usually has a social/emotional deficit involved

  • Self-harm

  • Elopement

  • Addictions including sexual and technological

  • Anger

  • Defiance

  • History of eating disorder or disordered eating

  • Suicidal intent, threats, or attempts

  • Lacks ability to appropriately self-advocate

History of maladaptive coping strategies (intense fight/flight/freeze responses)

  • Younger than 13 and older than 17.6 years old

  • IQ lower than 80

  • Medical issues that require full-time supervision

  • Exhibits grooming and sexual predatory behaviors

  • Gang history or affiliation

  • Conduct Disorder

  • Psychosis

  • Younger than 7th grade or older than 17.5 years of age.

  • Pervasive patterns of aggression or violence toward others.

  • Sexually aggressive, predatory, and/or grooming behaviors

  • Excessive history of elopement

  • Requires living in home with the gender opposite of birth sex

  • Medical problems or eating disorders requiring full-time medical supervision

  • Physical handicap restricting normal physical activity for programmatic purposes

  • ASD Level 2

  • Acute Psychotic Disorders

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