Boys Residential Program
The residential program is a highly structured program for male youth who are in need of an out-of-home placement. The average length of stay is 6-9 months. The program’s goal is to prepare young men for a positive future by identifying strengths and weaknesses. Once identified, staff and students work together to enhance the student’s positive qualities and promote social change through normative culture influence.
Adolescent Sexual Offender Treatment Program
The Adolescent Sexual Offender Treatment Program serves males with sexually aggressive behaviors, who are 12 to 18 years of age. Anticipated average length of stay will be from 9 to 15 months. The treatment philosophy focuses on behavioral and cognitive change through the establishment of a positive peer culture, as well as offender-specific treatment services.
Girls Residential Program
Lakeside Academy operates a highly structured residential program for girl’s ages 12 to 18 who are struggling with behavior problems such as aggression, substance abuse, anger management, lying, or school failure. Girls in need of an out-of-home placement can expect to work toward a positive change during the average 6 to 9 month long stay at the academy. Once goals are identified both staff and students cooperate to utilize the students’ strengths and promote lasting change through a normative culture.