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Providing a Safe and Affirming Space for LGBTQ Teens

June 14, 2022

Importance of Relationships in Therapeutic Foster Care Over 20 years ago, Gladys welcomed her first foster children into her home. With four biological daughters of her own, adding three more young girls to the family made for a very full house with love and laughter. Since that first placement, Gladys and her family have cared […]

Creating Calming Rooms

August 25, 2021

A Calming Room is a space that is meant to be a supportive therapeutic environment which assists children in self-calming efforts by offering them a designated space to relax and self-regulate. It is a designated place designed to calm the senses where the student can experience calming visual, auditory, and tactile stimuli. Items that should […]

Alexander’s ASAP Program Provides Life Changing Support for Young Men Battling Substance Use

March 5, 2021

A  February ASAP Program graduate’s story shows the impact that our services and our team approach can have on those struggling with substance use. Through the Substance Use Programs at Alexander Youth Network, we are able to offer residential, outpatient, and intensive outpatient substance use treatment programs. These programs combine counseling with psychoeducation, conflict resolution, […]

Playing To Their Strengths: Virtual Day Treatment

July 15, 2020

Alexander Youth Network is supporting academics and learning through technology. Since March, our Day Treatment programs have seen a significant shift in how we provide this service. The structured academic and therapeutic environment has shifted to almost complete remote sessions for the 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. program, except for weekly check-in’s which can be […]

Bark and Heal: Building Relationships & Building Skills

February 14, 2020

Alexander Youth Network welcomes the latest Bark and Heal class to our Charlotte Psychiatric Residential Program. Bark and Heal is one of the many therapeutic programs at Alexander Youth Network. The canine skills training programs offers the children at Alexander the opportunity to develop individual relationships with the dog they are paired within the program. […]

Re-building Relationships, Confidence, and Trust

January 2, 2020

A Journey of Defining Personal Success through in the Interpersonal Relationships of Multi-Systemic Therapy. From March to August of 2019, Corey Jones*, was a part of the Multi-Sysyemic Therapy (MST) program at Alexander Youth Network. Over the course of six months, Michael Adams, MST Therapist, worked closely with Corey and his family to develop parental […]

Meet The Newest Additions At Beacon Hall – Animals At Alexander

October 18, 2019

Bark and Heal Continues to Help Heal at Beacon Hall Day Treatment. In January of 2019, Alexander Youth Network piloted Bark and Heal as a therapeutic program to supplement treatment in the Psychiatric Residential program. This program was designed to provide the children with an opportunity to learn compassion, self-direction in activities, and patience along […]

Monitoring Success Post Alexander

October 4, 2019

How Our Aftercare Specialist Is Connecting With Families and Tracking Progress. Since April, Aftercare Specialist, Fatima Lewis, has met with almost 100 families at Alexander Youth Network. In her role, she is reaching out to get to know the kids of Alexander, their families, and how Alexander can continue to support them in their path […]

Bark and Heal Makes a Furry Entrance at North Shelby Day Treatment

July 25, 2019

Meet the Animals at Alexander – Bark and Heal at North Shelby Day Treatment Our latest Bark and Heal class started at North Shelby Day Treatment which serves children grades K-5. In this program, five children will be paired with four canines from Clifford’s Army Rescue Extravaganza. Having four canines that are paired with five […]

Alexander Youth Network and Anuvia Collaborate for Adolescent Treatment Services

July 1, 2019

Alexander Youth Network and Anuvia Collaborate for Adolescent Treatment Services Anuvia, one of Charlotte’s largest substance use prevention and recovery agencies in Mecklenburg County, will collaborate with Alexander Youth Network (AYN) to provide services for Adolescent Substance Use Treatment.   In Mecklenburg County, substance use continues to impact our adolescent population. Among middle and high […]

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