Working with younger children

Referral Resources

Did you know Eagle Ranch works with children as young as 3rd grade?

Typical circumstances for younger children and their families who come to Eagle Ranch:

  • No significant long-term progress despite treatment (counseling, medication, behavior modification)
  • Multiple issues are present with no clear solution
  • Behavior stops for a while but returns or changes into something else
  • Defiance with parents, family members and/or school officials
  • Trauma early in life (abuse, abandonment, etc.)
  • Regressing developmentally – baby talk, clingy, temper tantrums, shut down
  • Issues surrounding adoption, blended family, loss of a parent, etc.
  • Issues with poor social skills, hygiene and mild to moderate behavior issues
  • Behavior plans such as: rewards, loss of privileges, time-out do not work very well if at all