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Clarinda Academy

Clarinda Academy

Clarinda Academy was established 1992 as a residential foster care facility for at-risk and adjudicated delinquent males between the ages of 12 and 18. Over the years, Clarinda has expanded its continuum of services and currently offers long-term residential treatment for males and females, 90-day impact programming, shelter care, and transitional living services.front  With a licensed capacity of 266 students, Clarinda Academy is a Joint Commission (JCAHO) accredited program that serves youth from several different states. The Clarinda Academy environment focuses on behavioral change through the establishment of a positive peer culture and the intervention of negative behavior.

Programs Offered

  • Long-term residential treatment for chronic delinquent boys
  • Long-term residential treatment for chronic delinquent girls
  • Shelter care
  • Day school
  • Weekend program

Student Profile

  • studentsFemales and males, ages 12 to 18 years old
  • Full-scale IQ above 65
  • Is impulsive/irresponsible
  • Denies and/or justifies negative behavior
  • Has problems with anger and aggression
  • Demonstrates a low degree of empathy
  • Lacks self-discipline
  • Exhibits poor coping skills
  • Is non-compliant with authority
  • Is amenable to a normative culture

Whom Do We Serve?

horticultureThe typical student admitted to Clarinda Academy is a juvenile offender who does not have deep-seated psychopathology, but has learned negative behavior patterns that victimize others. Students typically show a low degree of empathy for others, have poor means-ends reasoning, are impulsive, have problems with anger control and aggression, are irresponsible, deny and/or justify negative behaviors (i.e., consider themselves victims when confronted), pride themselves on antisocial values and behaviors, lack self-discipline, and are counteractive and non-compliant with authority.

For additional information or to make a referral, please contact:

Reggie St. Romain
Reggie St. Romain
Executive Director
Phone: 712-542-6123
Email: RSt.Romain@clarindaacademy.org

Mike Butt
Director of Admissions
Phone: 712-542-6128
Email: mbutt@clarindaacademy.org

Visit our website at: www.clarindaacademy.org

Not sure which program?
Contact Steve Gilbert
Phone: 712-310-9395
Email for more information