Program Overview

J. Walter Wood, Jr. Residential Treatment Facility (JWW) is a child caring residential facility and school serving young women ages 14 to 18, and is state-owned and operated by Rite of Passage under contract with Alabama Department of Youth Services. Rite of Passage is a nationally recognized organization that operates a continuum of youth programs in multiple states.
JWW serves young women who have been committed to the Alabama Department of Youth Services, offering a least restrictive academic model with a campus-like milieu that promotes diverse social and educational interactions essential to the competency and development of students.
Additional JWW features include:
• Gender-specific and culturally competent services
• Cognitive behavioral approach within a normalized academic environment
• Year-round education in collaboration with Montgomery County Board of Education
• 1:8 staff to youth ratio
• Individualized treatment plans and access to mental health and substance abuse service services
• In-house Therapeutic Managers
• Substance Abuse and Seeking Safety curriculum

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