Education Programs

Private Academic School

Carson Valley Children's Aid provides a progressive licensed private academic program for children in residential care that encourages and educates students who have experienced significant difficulties in a regular education setting. By providing non-traditional regular and special education services to students in grades 7-12, CVCA delivers intensive, educational and therapeutic supports that enable youth to achieve community integration. An experiential education component is provided for older youth. This component coaches students to become self-sufficient and confident as they develop vocational and employability skills and work towards a successful transition to independence.

For general program information, please call (215) 233-1960 ext. 298
For referral information, please call (215) 233-1960 ext. 214

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Day Treatment Program

Carson Valley Children's Aid offers a day treatment program for youth who live in their own communities, yet are unsuccessful in their current education program and require behavioral intervention to assist them to be successful in and out of school. Structured educational programming is offered from 7:45 am to 2:45 pm, Monday through Friday for boys and girls ages 12-19, grades 7-12. In addition to the traditional regular education and special education academic program, CVCA provides structured behavioral management, skill building, and enrichment experiences. All youth in CVCA's Day Treatment Program also receive dialectical behavioral therapy psycho-education groups, family and community engagement, and life skills training as a part of their daily regimen. A court order is required for attendance.

Click here to download the program brochure.

For general program information, please call (215) 233-1960 ext. 298
For referral information, please call (215) 233-1960 ext. 214

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