Trauma therapy: Helping teens build resilience

When your teen’s struggles are rooted in past trauma, it can be easy to lose hope. Shelterwood’s trauma therapy helps students to frame their trauma in a different light, building resilience and strength to move forward to a healthy life. Trauma therapy as a clinical practice continues to evolve, and
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Meet Teri Hansen

Teri Hansen, Human Resources Director, loves putting her HR acumen to work to help the Shelterwood team. Meet Teri. What Teri loves most about Shelterwood: For Teri, everything at Shelterwood is about the restoration. “Our holistic goal of restoring families is so important to me, and we do this with
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School year success: What parents can do now

Being proactive now can help your teen feel greater confidence when school starts. Sam Cummins, Shelterwood Dean of Student Services, shares our tips on what parents can do over the summer to help teens start the school year on the right foot. 1.) Show, don’t tell. Showing your teen what
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Announcing our successful re-accreditation

Shelterwood is pleased to announce our official AdvancED re-accreditation, awarded in July 2017. This five-year designation builds on our previous 20 years of accreditation, and affirms our commitment to academic excellence and ongoing improvement. “This is something we are very excited about,” shares Shelterwood Principal John Lawrence. “As we continue
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Meet Lis Klemme

Elisabeth (Lis) Klemme, Brain Balance Program Director at Shelterwood, loves being part of a new chapter in our families’ stories. Get to know Lis. What Lis loves most about Shelterwood: “Shelterwood fosters a continual growth process. I love that I’m constantly learning and constantly growing,” Lis says. “Shelterwood continually challenges
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Shelterwood Mentors: A lifetime of impact

At Shelterwood, everything we do drives towards transforming teens and restoring families — and our young adult Mentors are at the heart of it all. These men and women meet teens where they are and speak Gospel truth into their lives. Shelterwood Mentors dedicate a year of their life to
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Meet Shelly Moss

Shelly Moss, Director of Admissions at Shelterwood Residential Treatment Agency, loves giving families hope. Get to know Shelly. What Shelly loves most about Shelterwood: “I love that children come to us broken, and at Shelterwood, they realize their true worth,” Shelly says. “Families are healed and transformed here.” Forever an Aggie: Shelly earned
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