Group therapy: Supportive peer culture, character development, leadership development, DBT skills group, and process therapy
Medications: Psychiatric medication management services are provided with an adolescent specialist psychiatrist
Psychological testing: Full battery of psychological testing available with a consulting outpatient neuro-psychologist
Staffing: Treatment team led by licensed clinicians with ministry experience. All staff have college degrees, professional credentials, and ministry experience
Therapists: Two licensed Christian clinicians on staff provide 7 hours per week of direct therapy within a therapeutic program structure.
Parent Involvement: Parents visit or call anytime but suggested structure is provided by therapeutic stages. Stages also guide weekly scheduled phone calls letters and emails.
Family therapy: Collaborative model structural therapy, strategic therapy, and Christian parent coaching.
Academics: College preparatory, general or vocational high school diploma options. ECA is approved by the Louisiana Department of Education, Non-public schools alternative school division. Coursework completed eligible for multiple accrediting bodies, depending on circumstances and academic standing.
Philosophy: Christian, non-denominational integrated with professional licensed therapy
Licensure & Membership: Louisiana Department of Education, Non-public schools alternative school division. National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs