Provo Canyon School in Springville, Utah, educates adolescents and teenagers who experience mental health and behavioral issues that can make traditional academic settings difficult. However, students can start at Provo Canyon School as young as eight and stay with the program through their last year of high school.
The Provo Canyon School program for these younger students provides a coeducational treatment environment to boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13 who require various forms of therapeutic mental and behavioral health support. The program, comprised of multiple gender- and age-specific elements, is an accredited elementary and middle school offering a year-round academic curriculum administered by a faculty of certified special education professionals.
The Provo Canyon elementary school program can work with students who experience any number of mental health conditions, including separation anxiety and posttraumatic stress issues, as well as behavioral issues like attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD and ADHD) and loss of impulse control. Each student is provided his or her own Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Some of the therapies used by the faculty include play therapy and emotional regulation.