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A Mission To Connect

February 17, 2020

Charlotte Campus Executive Director, Leonard Shinhoster, shares over 20 years of his personal and professional experience at Alexander Youth Network. If you have ever visited Alexander Youth Network’s Charlotte campus, you have probably met Leonard Shinhoster. He is almost always unmistakenly decked out in a blazer with a Washington Redskins cap. Usually, he’s the first […]

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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. […]

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 […]

Program Highlight

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 […]

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