The philosophy of the dormitory program is one of opportunity. These students are all in a critical period of personal development. Therefore, it is important that they have a range of services and programs available. These services are designed to provide the resident with a consistent and therapeutic structured environment which will assist them in their behavioral and academic problems.
Intensive Residential Guidance Dormitory Program
The Flandreau Indian School Intensive Residential Guidance Dormitory Program is structured and organized in an effort to have a meaningful program available to the Flandreau Indian School students. The primary purpose is to assist the students with demonstrated chemical abuse behavior, poor academic achievement and attendance, and severely disruptive behavioral and emotional problems.
Flandreau Indian School
In South Dakota, 605-997-3773
1132 N. Crescent St.
Flandreau, South Dakota 57028
These services will include individual, group, and a combination of individual & group counseling. The basic philosophy of the dorm will be to help students have positive experiences. These experiences will focus around a central theme of structured personal experiences of success on the part of the student. This concept will be carried out through both counseling and recreational activities.
Staff in the dorm will be engaging the resident in a planned consistent manner designed to implement this philosophy. Built into the program will be an evaluation tool which will allow for both quantification of resident improvement and continuing program revision as areas of difficulty are identified.