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Timber Ridge School

Post Office Box 3160 
Winchester, VA 22604
USA


(877) 877-3004

11 - 17

Boys

Call admissions department for current tuition.


Continuously serving seriously emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered adolescents

"If a child can't learn the way we teach, we'd better teach the way a child can learn"

Inappropriate behavior * acting-out behavior * withdrawn * depressed * manic behavior * passive * short attention span * hyperactive * low frustration level * distractible * uninhibited * truant * incorrigible * delinquent * involved with drugs * authority conflicts * poor peer relationships * poor family relationships

Timber Ridge School is approved as a special education facility. Their instructional programs meet the needs of emotionally disturbed and learning disabled students. They are licensed by the Virginia Interdepartmental Office for the Regulation of Children's Facilities and they meet the Special Education standards. We are accredited by the Virginia Association of Specialized Education Facilities and by the National Council for the Accreditation of Special Education Services. All our educational staff have certificates to teach special education and in their content area

Arts & crafts, football, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Wrestling. Hiking, backpacking, fishing, camping, canoeing, and cycling. Timber Ridge School has a chartered Boy Scout Troop for the benefit of students enrolled in the school.

Individual, group, and family counseling is offered to all students enrolled. These services are provided by our staff of clinical counselors, all of whom are licensed or certified by agencies of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Living in a dormitory.

Partners in Planning. Family involvement starts at admission. The family participates with us in writing the student's Individualized Service Plan. The family and our staff begin to work together to adjust to the youth's placement at Timber Ridge.

"If a child can't learn the way we teach, we'd better teach the way a child can learn"

Mrs. Jennie Johnson, M.Ed. - Director of Educational Services. Mr. Ken Newbraugh, M.Ed. - Director of Residential Services Dr. Ken Wiegand, Ph.D. - Clinical Psychologist. Ms. Pam Pitchford, L.C.S.W. - Director of Transitional Services. Mrs. Kerry Grantham, our Coordinator of Health Services may attend at the invitation of the Chairman to advise the committee of relevant issues involving the student's health.

Since 1971, Timber Ridge School has operated continuously serving seriously emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered adolescent boys. The school is a charter member of VAISEF, the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Educational Facilities. Since the inception of the VAISEF accreditation program, recognized by the Virginia Board of Education through the Virginia Council on Private Education, Timber Ridge School has maintained accreditation at the highest level. After a student leaves Timber Ridge School, continued support is provided on an individually determined basis. This includes such elements as family counseling, family support groups, telephone consultation, etc. All are designed to make sure that the hard work done by the student continues to be shown in the community.

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* free advice on programs
* Interim short, 3-5 day crisis placements awaiting long term placements
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