|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.
program is prepared to assist with:
• chronic behavioral and emotional problems
• ADHD- hyperactivity and associated emotional problems
• post-traumatic stress disorder
• anxiety-related disorders
• 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.
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
• Other Agencies Involved
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
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.
Admission to 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.