Mission, Values and Goals

The Academy provides accountable, effective, family-centered, community-based treatment services which are delivered in the least restrictive and most efficient manner

  • Commitment to Service…by acknowledging that the easy way is not always the best way and challenging oneself to find positive solutions.
  • Education…as the cornerstone to constructive change.
  • Outcomes… that are evidenced-based.
  • The Individual… Every child matters
  • Community…by developing a sense of belonging accomplished by valuing each community member as an investor in the mission of the Youth Academy and the client as a member of the community.
  • Respect… that is earned by staff and client.
  • Communication…as essential in delivering efficient and effective services.
  • Re-Education… as the foundation on which programming is delivered.
  • Family…as being a vital and inherent component of a child’s success.
  • Safety and Well-Being…as the first component to treatment.
  • Trust… as sacred and essential.
  • Innovation…in programming to create a challenging environment that guides a child and family to reach their potential.
  • To develop, maintain and nurture programming reflective of evolving client, family and community needs.
  • To seize and exploit every opportunity as a learning moment.
  • To provide evidenced-based practices that are rooted in the achievement of expected outcomes.
  • Ensure that all programming is individualized and addresses each child’s needs.
  • To engage stakeholders through acts of altruism and partnership so as to contribute socially and economically to the betterment of our community.
  • To provide an environment where client and staff opinions and feelings are respected.
  • To communicate with stakeholders on a free, open and continual basis.
  • To maintain a solid focus that the principles of Re-Education are the driving force of the Youth Academy.
  • To engage each client’s family as a valuable and critical component of the treatment process.
  • To provide a safe and secure environment where clients and staff thrive.
  • To manifest an environment to actualize the essence of trust in the relationship building process.
  • To commit to the constant pursuit of innovative, efficient and state-of-the-art approaches that promulgate success

Youth Academy, LLC of Fairmont, West Virginia
American Re-Education Association Council on Accreditation