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Meet Lizzie, Charlie, Max, Sissy, and Vikki – Animals At Alexander

June 5, 2019

The Bark and Heal program at Alexander Youth Network supports healing by demonstrating compassion and positive reinforcement through canine training. This program pairs the children in the program with rescue dogs from FurBabies Animal Rescue and Clifford’s Army Rescue Extravaganza (C.A.R.E.) During the 8-week program children teach the dogs basic obedience skills for the Canine […]

Alexander Establishes an All-Inclusive Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program

June 3, 2019

Alexander Establishes an All-Inclusive Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program. Alexander Youth Network is excited to be chosen as a partner with Alliance Behavioral Health to pilot an All-Inclusive Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program (IPRTF). IPRTF is designed to address the barriers to successful discharge, long term therapeutic gains, and reduced likelihood of readmission. Through the partnership with Alliance […]

Meet Alexander – Animals At Alexander Youth Network

June 3, 2019

Alexander – Pet Therapy Alexander is a 6-year-old Shetland Sheepdog who visits with the children in our Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program with Dorothy Wiland.  How often do you visit Alexander? Dorothy and Alexander have been visiting the kids in the residential program once a month for about 2 years. What is your pet’s favorite activity […]

Building a Bridge for Families and Children to Heal

May 28, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Supports Children & Families With The Beth Jones Family Cottages. Alexander Youth Network encourages parents and family members to be committed and involved throughout the treatment process of their children while in our programs. We believe that in order to promote healing, our kids need the support of their entire family.  We […]

Asking Questions & Find a Mentor

May 8, 2019

Lessons from an Alexander Intern With a background in research and art history, medical administration and coding seemed to be a big career stretch for Emily Bachner, current Medical Coding Intern at Alexander Youth Network. But through asking questions and finding a mentor on our Thermal Road campus she has been able to find her […]

Finding Calm On Their Own Time – In Their Own Space

May 2, 2019

Alexander Youth Network implements calming rooms to give children the opportunity to identify how they can best self-regulate under stress. Many of the children that are seeking treatment at Alexander Youth Network struggle to manage their mental and behavioral health challenges in social settings. They may act out, show signs of aggression, and find it […]

Alexander Leadership Institute Promotes Professional Development & Company Innovation

April 15, 2019

How the Alexander Leadership Institute promotes professional development & company innovation 4 competencies, 9 months, 2 programs, 30% growth – 1 Program in Leadership and Team Building At Alexander Youth Network, we do a great job of providing training in hard clinical skills. Before any employees can work with our kids they do two full […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Lisa Brown

April 10, 2019

Lisa Brown Lisa Brown is a volunteer at Alexander Youth Network through Randall-Reilly, where she is the Content Development Manager. She has two young kids of her own that serve as inspiration for the activities she hosts for the kids at Alexander – this includes making slime, playing games, and even the obstacle course they […]

Supporting Foster Care with Two Companion Bills

April 10, 2019

Representative Holly Grange and Senator Ralph Hise filed companion bills (H580 / S636) to provide additional support for foster care families in North Carolina. There are over 10,000 children in the state of North Carolina in need of a foster home. This number has steadily risen since 2011 and will continue to rise as drug […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Rachel Rodriguez

April 9, 2019

Rachel Rodriguez – Volleyball Instructor Rachel has been a volunteer at Alexander Youth Network for over 20 years. She started volunteering as a lunch buddy but now offers volleyball clinics to the kids in the residential program.  Tell us a bit about yourself… I am originally from Virginia Beach, VA but moved to Charlotte 24 […]

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