Includes DBT classes,
group therapy, life
coaching & mentoring,
life strategies, positive
peer group and social/behavioral skills for troubled teenagers and young adults.
Recovery & Aftercare
counseling staff, CBT, triggers/coping strategies,
12-Step, relapse prevention for aftercare/long-term alcohol or drug treatment by Benchmark's Recovery & Aftercare program.
Education & Vocation
Occupational Programs; job skills and daily living skills; budgeting and financial responsibility.
The Benchmark Transitions Young Adult Program
Sometimes the process of growing up extends beyond the teenage years, necessitating in a transitional living program. Benchmark Transitions™ reaches beyond the typical angst-ridden youth, connecting with the twenty-something re-bounding generation of troubled young people who have yet to establish their self-sufficiency.
" I learned how to reach new potentials I never would have dreamed of on my own."
Benchmark Transitions™ is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, residential transitional living program for men and women, ages 18-28. Our dual-diagnosis model combines clinical treatment, behavioral health, recovery & aftercare, education & vocation, therapeutic services and life skills in a caring and nurturing environment that fosters self-discovery and autonomy.
With guidance from Certified Life Coaches, addiction treatment counselors, educators and licensed therapeutic clinicians, students can find their emotional footing and gain practical life skills. At Benchmark, they have the opportunity to discover healthy relationships, implement their educational goals and form the foundation needed to achieve their self-reliant objectives and transition into living on their own.
We have experience dealing with issues such as:
- Academic challenges
- Adoption issues
- Addiction/Abuse (Alcohol/Drugs)
- Anger management
- Asperger/Austims Spectrum*
- Bi-polar disorder
- Co-occurring issues
- Compulsive behaviors
- Distressed relationships
- Dial diagnosis
- Eating disorders (mild)
- Inability to grow up
- Lacking confidence
- Life changes
- Non-Verbal Learning Differences
- Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
- Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Poor judgment
- Requires structure
- Risk taking behavior
- Sexual abuse
- Socially isolated
*High functioning Asperger/ASD/PDD students may be appropriate, call for details.
Benchmark Transitions™ Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary
Benchmark Transitions, founded on September 9, 1993, by Jayne S. Longnecker-Harper, is proud to announce its 20-Year Anniversary. Benchmark is till family owned and operated, with second generation family members joining Jaynie in providing a parogram that has been a pioneeer in the industry of emotional growth schools and treatment programs for troubled young adults and is now one of the longest running programs of its milieu. Read More