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Sequel's staff-secure residential academies offer a safe, secure and structured residential environment based on our normative peer culture model. Students enjoy robust educational and vocational opportunities as well as medication management; individual, group and family counseling, extensive recreational/interscholastic opportunities and chemical dependency treatment if needed. Sequel's staff-secure residential academies offer a broad continuum of specialized treatment options including: long-term residential treatment for at-risk and delinquent males and females, short-term residential treatment for males and females, sexual offender treatment for males, therapeutic group homes, alternative day schools, and shelter care.


Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities ("PRTFs")

Sequel's PRTFs offer a structured residential environment that is safe for our residents because of the extensive direct-care and clinical staff support available to them. Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) residents enjoy robust educational opportunities as well as medication management; individual, group and family therapies with licensed clinicians; and extensive recreational opportunities. The residents benefit from experienced medical management teams comprised of psychiatrists and around-the clock nurses as well as a host of licensed clinicians. Our PRTFs host two types of programs:


Neurodevelopmental Programs

Sequel's neurodevelopmental programs serve a diverse cross-section of exceptional children with a range of complex needs including, but not limited to

  • Complex Autism
  • Aspergers
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Orthopedic Impairments
  • Physical Impairments
  • Significant Psychiatric Impairment with Developmental Disabilities
  • Health Impairments

We offer assessment and eclectic treatment interventions and program components, such as TEACCH, ABA, ABLLS, DIR, PECS, signing and Skill Building, which focus on the individual needs of the child. By matching treatment to the child's individual abilities and needs, continued progress becomes increasingly flexible and may be extended to a variety of settings, including home, group home, and school


Seriously Emotionally Disturbed ("SED"") Programs

Sequel's Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) programs offer treatment for young people with a range of complex needs including, but not limited to:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Dually diagnosed: Mental Health and Substance Abuse
  • Self-harmful behaviors
  • Destructive behaviors

Sequel treatment strategies include a psychiatric assessment and ongoing psychiatric care, nursing, individualized treatment plans including individual, family and specific group therapies, skill building, and milieu treatment all implemented by credential and highly trained staff.

Clarinda Academy

1820 N. 16th St.
Clarinda, IA 51623
T: 712-542-3103
F: 712-542-2907

Woodward Academy

1251 334th St.
Woodward, IA 50276
T: 515-438-3481
F: 515-438-3489

Normative Services

5 Lane Ln.
Sheridan, WY 82801
T: 307-674-6878
F: 307-674-7781

Mingus Mountain Academy

P.O. Box 26485
Prescott Valley, AZ 86312
T: 602-335-2000
F: 602-249-1311

Lakeside Academy

3921 Oakland Dr.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
T: 269-381-4760
F: 269-381-5332

Mountain Home Academy

2850 Industrial Way
Mountain Home, ID 83547
T: 208-587-2679

Bernalillo Academy

5400 Gibson Blvd. SE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87108
T: 505-924-6330

Rose Rock Academy

3301 North Martin Luther King Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
T: 405-548-1280

Riverside Academy

2050 W. 11th St.
Wichita, KS 67203
T: 316-267-5710

Northern Illinois Academy

998 Corporate Blvd
Aurora, IL 60502
T: 847-391-8000

Kingston Academy

183 Fiddlers Lane
Kingston, TN 37763
T: 865-376-2296

Norris Academy

17 Ridgeway Road
Norris, TN 37828
T: 865-494-5554