The Joy House Placement Criteria

The teen program at the Joy House generally admits troubled teens with mild to moderate emotional and/or behavioral problems, such as depression, anxiety, oppositional/defiant behavior, lying, stealing, school conduct problems, academic underachievement, poor social skills, running away, unruly at home, sexual identity issues, issues with pornography, sexual promiscuity, poor self-image, etc. Teens exhibiting more at risk behavior or severe problems will be evaluated on an individual basis.


Parent / Guardian