|What we do:
|Our program at Sandhills Alternative Academy provides a
positive, structured, and challenging therapeutic environment in order to
nurture and support individual and group/ social competencies.
|Our program is prepared to assist with:
behavioral and emotional problems
• ADHD- hyperactivity and associated
• post-traumatic stress disorder
• family conflicts
• parenting issues
The day treatment program of Sandhills Alternative Academy
offers structured school- day-treatment individualized for each child’s needs
and age group.
The day treatment program offers the added advantage of
allowing a child to undergo care while still living at home. The program
also individualizes each child’s needs while utilizing the group benefit and
family-based treatment approach.
|Who is involved?
Recipients of the
The program recipients are children
and adolescents from age 5 to 18. The children are
divided into groups, adolescent girls, and adolescent
boys. The children ranging from 5 to 8 years of age are
in a combination class consisting of both boys and
girls. The adolescents are separated, with adolescent
boys ranging from 9 -15 years of age and the adolescent
girls ranging from 9 to 18 years of age.
• LPC -
Licensed Professional Counselor
• Medical Doctor
QP - Qualified Professional
• PP - Para-Professional
• Parent/ Guardian + Child
Active parental/ guardian
involvement in treatment program goal setting, treatment
plan and daily integration provides the greatest
opportunity success for the child or adolescent. Regular
communication between the parent and treatment team
enhances the care and the child’s successful outcome.
|Finances & Admissions
Most of the
participants are funded through Medicaid and Health
Choice. If you have another form of insurance, financial
concerns or questions regarding a child’s eligibility
please call Sandhills Alternative Academy at (910)
417-4922 for assistance in these matters.
Sandhills Alternative Academy is based on medical
necessity. Referrals can be made to our program by
courts, school system, DSS, as well as other providers.
Appointments can be made by calling (910) 417-4922.