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Abraxas Academy

Morgantown, Pennsylvania

1000 Academy Drive
Morgantown, Pennsylvania 19543
(610) 913-8000

Fax: (610) 913-8294

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Accredited by The Joint Commission


CLIENT PROFILE / ADMISSIONS CRITERIA
 

  • Habitual Offender Treatment Program - Delinquent male youth between the ages of 14-18 with an IQ of 70 or higher and a history of multiple placements, serious charges and/or aggressive behavior.
  • Sexual Offender Treatment Program - Delinquent male youth between the ages of 14-18 with an IQ of 70 or higher and a history of sexual offenses or current sexual offense adjudication.  Youth may have a history of aggression and may have some co-occurring mental health diagnoses.
  • Detention/Shelter Services - Delinquent and/or dependent male and female youth between the ages of 10-18.

KEY SERVICES

  • Intensive secure treatment for serious and habitual delinquent offenders.
  • Intensive secure treatment for sexual offenders.
  • Secure detention and shelter services. 

 

Located off the Pennsylvania Turnpike exit 298 in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, Abraxas Academy is a Joint Commission accredited, Sanctuary Model certified, secure residential treatment program for male sexual offenders and male habitual offenders. Treatment at Abraxas Academy is based on the Sanctuary Model.  The Sanctuary Model represents a trauma informed method for creating or changing an organizational culture in order to more effectively provide a cohesive context in which healing from psychological and social traumatic experiences can be addressed. This treatment approach emphasizes the importance of community principles, focusing on restoring the connection with others and mutual accountability through the S.E.L.F Model and the Seven Commitments.  These include committing to Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Social Responsibility, Open Communication, Democracy and Growth & Change.

Abraxas Academy uses various evidence based curriculums as well as other competency based curricula to meet the individual needs of the clients. The facility currently has Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialists (CSOTS) on staff.  

Clients attend school daily and all credits are transferable.  Both diploma and GED tracks are offered as well as SAT prep and testing.  Career and Technical Education opportunities are currently available for residents with a diploma or GED. Restitution and community service opportunities are also available.

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