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Why Would a Therapeutic School Be Right for My Child?

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, at least one in five school-aged children is affected by a mental health condition with the top two conditions being anxiety and depression. Attending a public school could be difficult for your child if they struggle with social relationships and expressing emotions. If you are considering therapeutic […]

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Home Instruction Is Not the Answer for Students with Mental Health Issues

Home instruction can do more harm than good when it comes to students struggling with mental health issues. It may hide or reinforce the issues, fail to meet the needs of the student, and can actually be the most restrictive environment for the student. Home Instruction is Not the Answer For: School refusal or avoidance […]

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How Sage Thrive Therapeutic Services Can Help Your School

Sage Day has 20 years of dedicated experience in operating private therapeutic schools in NJ for young adolescents. Sage Thrive takes that same therapeutic model as practiced in our four schools and bring them on-site to your public or charter school. On average, one Sage Certified Clinician™ will work with 12-15 students and of the […]

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The School Avoidant Child

By Zack Schwartz, MSW, LCSW Dear Zack, I am a social worker and have recently encountered a number of school avoidant students, as it is becoming an increasingly prevalent issue. It creates a lot of frustration and parents do not know how to go about solving this issue, they just want it to stop and they […]

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School Avoidance

My daughter is currently in 6th grade and has always loved school. She has been a good student until this year when her grades started slipping. I don’t know what happened, but all of a sudden she has changed and fights with me on a daily basis about going to school. I can’t figure out why she […]