Venture Academy's mission is to assist youth to achieve and sustain positive behavioural change.
With our Purpose Statement in mind,
we have identified and created a focus that enables our staff
to channel energy where it has been proven most effective.
assess, identify and evaluate the service needs of youth and support their engagement in our therapeutic residential
provide intensive, therapeutic residential care for youth who
are in need of rehabilitative services and individualized treatment.
provide individual and/or small group intervention to assist
youth to improve their
functioning at home, at school or in
assist youth in acquiring developmentally appropriate skills
(problem-solving/decision-making, assertiveness, anger management,
conflict resolution, etc.).
assist youth to develop healthy lifestyles which do not include
reliance on alcohol or drugs.
support youth and their families to reduce conflict and promote
functional roles and healthy relationships.
support youth in engaging in our customized educational
support youth in engaging in healthy, appropriate recreational
engage in ongoing research and program development.
implement and utilize an Outcome Evaluation System to demonstrate
the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of the services provided
by Venture Academy's Troubled Teens Treatment Program.