Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.




April 2011

Difficult Tasks for Maine Young Parents

by Staff, on difficulty, maine, parenting parents, TASKS, teenagers, teens

Teens today like to experiment with everything, especially with things they know they should not do - fast driving, alcohol, drugs and premature sex. Sexual education is present everywhere nowadays, but it seems it is not present enough or teens are too stubborn to pay nay attention. Beside sexually transmitted diseases, there is also a risk of pregnancy. For many families from Maine it is more then just a risk,…



December 2007

Answering the Need for Special Education

by Staff, on Iowa, Keokuk, Midwest Academy, Specialty Boarding School, TASKS

Midwest Academy is located just north of Keokuk, Iowa. Rich in history, culture and natural beauty, Keokuk, Iowa was named in honor of the Sauk/Fox chief, and is a place of great history and bright future. It is considered “Americas Heartland” where values and the importance of family are still paramount. Midwest Academy implements impacting intervention that includes an effective behavior modification program with a structured daily schedule, a…