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Finding Positive Inspirations In Relationships

December 3, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Accountant, Katrina McCain, talks about pursuing her passions outside of the office, with the support of the positive work and personal relationships she cultivated along the way. For the past 11 years, Katrina McCain, has been an accountant with Alexander Youth Network. She started as the Assistant Director of Finance at Youth […]

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Leaders Are Not Just Born

November 15, 2019

Notes from Senior Management Team to the 2019 Alexander Leadership Institute Cohort. Each year Alexander Youth Network hosts a series of professional development opportunities for staff from across the state. These opportunities take shape as the Alexander Leadership Institute (ALI). A cultivated group of Alexander Staff, work on a year-long deliverable project focused on agency […]

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Fostering Fellowship And Family

October 4, 2019

Sharon Lewis Shares Her Experience As A Therapeutic Foster Parent At Alexander Youth Network. Sharon Lewis has been a part of the Alexander Youth Network family for 16 years and is currently a foster parent for a young boy, Jasun, in our Charlotte Day Treatment program. Jason is one of the many lives at Alexander […]

Building Skills Outside of the Classroom

August 27, 2019

Alexander partners with bus drivers and school district officials to create trauma-informed spaces outside of the classroom. A primary goal of treatment programs at Alexander Youth Network is to ensure that children are able to use their self-coping and regulating techniques outside of their treatment programs. A key indicator of the success of our programs […]

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Growing Professionally, Personally, and Vegetables on The Side

July 24, 2019

Robin Barnette is transforming learning through the community garden. Robin Barnette is an Exceptional Children Teacher at Alexander Youth Network in our Psychiatric Residential Treatment (PRTF) program in Charlotte. While she has only been at Alexander for about six months, she has been able to make an impact on the kids in the program through […]

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Alexander Youth Network combines with Youth Focus

June 6, 2019

On September 1, Alexander Youth Network merged with Guilford County-based mental health provider Youth Focus to expand its comprehensive mental health services to children across North Carolina. “Merging with Youth Focus gave us a competitive advantage to serve more children, expand our footprint and array of services, and continue enhancing our capabilities,” said Alexander CEO, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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