New Perspectives
New Perspectives

Aug 20, 2008, 05:35

Bonners Ferry, Idaho
John and Julia Schrom, Founders/Owners

Schrom Therapeutic Home Care for Boys - also known as "Hawks Landing" - is a new family-style, therapeutic home for young men ages 13-18 years old that have emotional and behavioral struggles. Typical issues include low self-esteem, learning difficulties, school truancy, school failure, drug and alcohol abuse, impulse control, anger management, oppositional defiance, poor social skills and issues with adoption and family conflicts.

Founded in 2008, John Schrom has over 25 years as a licensed Psychotherapist, Clinical Director and Executive School Director. John received his BA in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and an MS in Educational Psychology and Counseling from California State University Northridge. He is licensed in Idaho as a Licensed Professional Counselor and in California as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Julia Schrom was a former Family Service Coordinator, Hospice Volunteer, Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide and Post Partum Doula.

Students learn the process of problem solving, conflict resolution, anger management and positive coping skills and communication, with a focus on accountability and responsibility. They participate in counseling, equine therapy and 12-Step meetings, in addition to daily independent living skills

Academics for each student are based on specific needs, with options for attending classes at the local high school and special education services and tutoring. Students may also participate in extracurricular activities and part-time employment, in addition to attending North Idaho College. Recreational activities include music lessons, community service, field trips, sports and outdoor adventures including biking, canoeing, swimming and skiing.

[This information came from the Schrom Therapeutic Home Care for Boys website.]

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