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All Boys Boarding Schools for Troubled Teens from Michigan

Is your son acting out? Showing aggressive behavior towards you, the family, even peers? We understand that becoming a young man can be an overwhelming and stressful time for your son and yourself as a parent. We are equipped with theraputic programs and professional intructors to channel the frustration into a more positive and productive skill set. 

Cedar Ridge Academy is prepared to help parents from Michigan who desire expert guidance in dealing with a difficult teenage boy. We can help you find effective and affordable boarding schools even if our program is not the best fit for your child. Let us coach and guide you to your best options. Let the experts at Cedar Ridge help you to utilize any and all forms of funding to restore your family. Call 866-471-6629.

Boarding Schools & What We Offer for Boys

Cedar Ridge Academy offers a number of fun and unique activities to ensure that your son has an enjoyable stay with us. One of our most popular activities is our karate instruction. This program teaches the youths staying with us self-defense and discipline while also giving them a fun way to pass the time and channel any frustration or aggression he might be struggling with. 

Do Boarding Schools Offer a Highly Trained and Passionate Staff?

Because a program is only as good as the staff members implementing it, Cedar Ridge Academy ensures that everyone who works with your child will be highly trained and committed to making a difference in the lives of young people from Michigan. Professional educators and compassionate staff members want to create a safe and comfortable enviroment for your son to learn about him self and his potential.

It’s important to let your teen know that anytime he or she starts to use abusive or violent behavior that you will immediately separate from him or her, and that you will not talk or engage again until he or she is calm and respectful. Let them know you will call 911 if there’s any physical violence and be prepared to follow through.

Be specific with your teen about what abusive behavior is that will force you to separate yourself from him. It could be any physical violence or aggression with family members, property or pets, yelling or screaming at people, wearing at people, name calling or hurtful words, and any threatening behavior.

Therapeutic Insights

  Many troubled teens struggle to face the fact that they need help, often because they are in denial and simply don't understand the benefits that therapy provides. It is important not to force therapy onto adolescents, and to help educate them on how that therapy can help them improve their life. At Cedar Ridge Academy, we are a therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens that offers a variety of different therapy programs.

Sometimes, it is hard for a parent to provide the structure that some children need- especially if they have special needs. Parents often find themselves overwhelmed with the struggles that come along with the needs that these particular children have. Sometimes, therapeutic boarding schools are exactly what children struggling to overcome things like autism and severe attention deficit- especially when parents have reached their breaki

  There is a commonly asked question among parents of teen runaways: is there a connection between depression and teen runaways? The answer to this question is an resounding Yes! Teens who are depressed do not always no how to properly channel their depression and rage. They may blame their parents for their new found emotional irregularities that come along with being an adolescent, and therefore determine that their solution is

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