Teen Residential Treatment
Center Curriculum

Colorado's Top Rated Local® Teen Treatment Center


Counseling and Family Program for Teens

  • Individual teen counseling sessions- 1-2 times per week
  • Group therapy 5-7 times per week
  • Family sessions 4-6 times per month (in person or by Skype)
  • Development of a Coming Home Contract
  • Quarterly Parent Education Weekend programs
  • Wraparound Philosophy and Practice

Teen Mental Health Recovery

  • Daily mental health or substance abuse education groups
  • Anxiety and depression curriculum
  • DBT and CBT groups

Teen Substance Abuse Recovery

  • Relationship focused therapy as a means to getting needs met without substances
  • Substance abuse and self-destructive behavior Relapse Prevention curriculum
  • 12-Steps modified for teenagers
  • Daily mental health or substance abuse education groups
  • Natural Highs Curriculum

Teen Relationship Skills

  • Identifying true friends vs. “frenemies”
  • Understanding how to get needs met (“The Attachment Cycle”)
  • Self-responsible communication skills (language that conveys taking responsibility for one's part in relationships and stating needs in a mature way)

Accredited School

Teaching Teens Life Skills

  • Job skills: Interview preparation, resumes, job search skills
  • Personal finance
  • Renting apartments
  • Human behavior
  • Passion projects

Job Skills and Resume Building For Teens

  • Organic Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Volunteering (Can be used for community service requirements)
  • Commercial Kitchen- food prep to dishes


  • Daily Physical Conditioning: PE classes, cardio workouts, hiking, and martial arts (ay vary with seasons)
  • Cooking classes
  • Whole foods diet
  • Western medical traditional and holistic medicine

Recreation Therapy

  • Lots of time spent in nature
  • Wolf/Canine assisted programs: one Sunday per month at Song of the Wolf Healing Center
  • Exploration in Rocky Mountain National Park and surrounding national forest

Teen and Family Aftercare

The transition home and the six months to a year after a program are critical times for teens and families. We have a menu of options for aftercare from which to choose.

  • 6 weeks of weekly aftercare sessions with a Fire Mountain counselor are included with tuition if insurance runs out or you are on private pay status.
  • 6 and 12 month programs are available for both local and out of region families.