Director of Admissions
Charlie Falatea
Admissions Phone
Physical Address
5500 w bagley park rd
West Jordan , UT
westridgeacademy.org
West Ridge Academy offers a full continuum of Clinical Services while modeling a normalized home like setting using "practice parents" as we reiterate the skills and principles taught in The Family Teaching Model. Our continuum of care includes: • Residential Treatment including Aftercare • Day Treatment • In Home Services • Out Patient • Community Groups • Assessment Our clinical work emphasizes relationship based therapy for teens ages 9-18 augmented with the use of: • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) • Neurofeedback Our teens live in On Site Homes with staff that emulate parents and give them an opportunity to practice interactions they struggle with at home. Our staff are heavily trained in the following: • de-escalation tactics • processing interactions • integrating coping skills • problem solving In addition to our clinical services West Ridge offers a Sports, Music and Arts, and Recreational Therapy Programs. In sports we compete with public and private high schools in division 1A: • Basketball (Boys and Girls) • Baseball (Boys) • Volleyball (Girls) • Cross Country (Boys and Girls) • Track (Boys and Girls) We integrate the use of Music, Arts, and Recreation Therapy to offer healthy outlets to our teens. At the end of the day, West ridge offers teens love and support through proven clinical methods that help facilitate a child's change of heart towards their reality. Life may be hard, but it should always be filled with JOY.

General Information

Non-Profit
Privately Owned
West Ridge Academy

Residential Treatment

No
9 - 18
Yes
No
9 Months
50
Suburban
Quads
Staff Secured
No
HIGH: Family Expected on weekly calls (or more) & to attend all family workshops (weekly , monthly or quarterly)
20%
10%
20%
20%
20%

Insurance

< 50%
Contractor
Yes

Therapy - Individual

Yes
3 Hours
1
All therapists are licensed by the state of operation
8 Clients
No

Therapy - Group

Yes
5 Hours
5 Hours
1 Hours
Yes

Additional Professionals & Medical Rule Outs

< 50%
Axis 1 eating disorder - feeding tube
Yes
Yes

Treatment Modalities

Yes
Yes
Yes
Art
No

Staff

1:4
Yes
Yes
High School Diploma
40 Hours

Academic

4 - 12
College
1:10
Teachers support blended learning
Yes
Yes
Year Round School (either quarters, trimester, semesters)
Yes
Yes
Tests
Classes
Yes

Transition Programming

No
Yes
> 50%

Nuts & Bolts

Yes
< $1000.00
No
$5000 - $7000 / month
Salt Lake City [SLC]
0.2 Hours
< 50%
No
Yes
Utah State University
Infectious Disease
Major Injury | Death
Pregnancy
2 Hours
Mission Statement
West Ridge Academy provides lasting solutions through comprehensive mental health services for youth ages 9-18 and their families. Indeed, we create an atmosphere of real change for future generations. This is where hope begins.