TEACHING STRATEGIES

  /teach.ing/ /strat.eg.ies/ n.noun Teaching strategies are A combination of instructional methods, learning activities, and materials that actively engage students and appropriately reflect both learning goals and students’ developmental needs. An effective and proactive teacher will employ several teaching strategies, for different types of students. As students process information in different, unique ways, at different…

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THERAPEUTIC BOARDING SCHOOL

  /ther.a.peu.tic/ /board.ing/ /school/ n.noun Therapeutic boarding schools are a specialized boarding school, alternatively known as boarding schools for struggling teens. Therapeutic boarding schools are a treatment program based on the therapeutic community model that offers an educational program together with specialized structure and supervision for students with emotional and behavioral problems, substance abuse problems,…

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THERAPEUTIC METHODS

  /ther.a.peu.tic/ /meth.od/ n.noun Therapeutic methods are tools in which therapeutic professions utilize in order to restore therapeutic balance and restoration to individuals. There are many different types of therapeutic methods. The specific method chosen should be best suited for the personality of the individual and the severity of an individual’s therapeutic needs. Various types…

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THERAPEUTIC RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM

  /ther.a.peu.tic/ /res.id.tial/ /pro.gram/ n.noun Therapeutic residential programs are another way of defining a residential treatment program. Therapeutic residential treatment programs are specialized facilities that offer therapeutic restoration to struggling teens, who not only suffer from addictive behaviors, but also struggle with psychological disorders. As addictive behavior usually stems from psychological disarray, residential treatment focuses…

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THERAPIST

  /ther.a.pist/ n.noun A therapist is a person trained in the use of psychological methods for helping patients overcome psychological problems. Therapists are crucial in assisting psychologically struggling individuals in achieving therapeutic restoration so that they may live a healthy, fulfilled and productive life. Without the expert, therapeutic services of a therapist, millions of psychologically…

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THERAPY

  /ther.a.py/ n.noun Therapy is defined as a treatment designed to relieve or heal an individual’s specific disorder. Therapy for struggling teens is one or more therapeutic professionals identifying psychological and behavioral disorders within the adolescent. Therapeutic professionals are then able to use this knowledge and apply it in treating the individual teen’s psychological and…

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TREATMENT TEAM

  /treat.ment/ /team/ n.noun The term treatment team describes a group of mental health professionals who work as a team within a residential treatment program. A treatment team is in charge of providing therapeutic treatment to individual teens. The make-up of any treatment team generally includes the following therapeutic staff: psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, family…

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TROUBLED TEENS

  /trou.bled/ /teen/ n.noun Troubled teens are adolescent boys or girls who display out of control behaviors and show little or no respect for authority figures. Teens who hang out with the wrong crowd, participate in dangerous activities like drug or alcohol abuse, are failing school, running away from parents and other authority figures, and…

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