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Elevations RTC FAQ’s

At Elevations, We understand your need for information and work hard to provide you with it. Below are some of the most common. Please contact us if we can answer more specific questions your family may have about our program.

Is your program accredited?

Yes, Elevations is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission) and AdvancED / Northwest Association of Accredited Schools. We are also licensed by the Utah Department of Human Services.


Will my child be working with qualified professionals?

Absolutely, Elevations’ clinical, medical and academic teams are licensed/credentialed in their respective subject areas in order to deliver the highest quality of services possible to your child.

What types of therapeutic support will my child receive at Elevations?

We strive to make every moment therapeutic for your child. Our entire team provides thoughtful, consistent and effective interventions whether in the cafeteria, the classroom, on the sports field or during therapeutic groups.

How will Elevations meet my child’s academic needs?

We want the best for your child’s education, therefore we incorporate a subject specific instructional model that stands out from all other adolescent treatment programs. For more information about academic programming and curriculum, call today!

What is the average classroom size?

We strive to provide each student with individualized attention through smaller class sizes (9-10 students on average) in a classroom. All of our classes are all gender and offer live instruction.

What type of academic testing or evaluation is done?

Within the first 10 days of a student’s arrival at Elevations, we administer educational tests to gauge each student’s general grade level equivalencies, strengths and weaknesses.

Does Elevations enroll children with substance use problems?

Elevations’ student population largely mirrors that of the “typical” high school in terms of substance use or experimentation. While substance use may be a part of the problem for our students, we are not a primary form of intervention or inpatient treatment center for students whose main problem is severe substance dependence.

How long does it take a student to successfully complete program?

Generally, it takes 8-10 months to complete our program, but this length of stay can vary based on your child’s unique needs, emotional state and behaviors.

How active will my child be while at Elevations?

Our students participate in daily physical fitness activities supervised by a licensed physical education teacher.

What are the living arrangements like at your program?

Your child will reside in a single gender dormitory and will share a room with 2-3 other students. Each student is encouraged to bring their own bedding, clothing and personal items for comfort.

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