Otter Creek Academy

5 Phases for Completion

In order to successfully complete the program at Otter Creek Academy, a resident must progress through all Phases.

There are five phases at Otter Creek Academy:

  • Orientation phase
  • Acceptance phase
  • Learning phase
  • Trust phase
  • Relapse prevention phase

ORIENTATION:

  • Know staff and resident’s names
  • Pass Resident Handbook Test
  • Take Casey Life Skills Assessment
  • Complete SASSI assessment
  • Demonstrate required personal hygiene
  • Talk treatment with cottage staff

ACCEPTANCE:

  • Participate in individualized Treatment Plan meeting and help form treatment goals
  • Complete Line Staff Goal*
  • Begin working on Life Skills Packet
  • Begin working on Anger Management Workbook
  • Begin Substance Abuse Treatment Program (Seeking Safety-if applicable)
  • Complete a life story and discuss this with counselor
  • Actively participate in all group and individual therapy sessions

LEARNING:

  • Complete Line Staff Goal*
  • Consistently demonstrate appropriate responses to authority
  • Actively work on my therapy issues, both in group and individual sessions
  • Be a positive role model for lower phased residents
  • Show progress on Life Skills Packet
  • Show progress on Anger Management Workbook (if applicable)
  • Read a biography about a famous woman and write a one-page summary.
  • Can take GED (If age appropriate)

TRUST:

  • Complete Casey Life Skills packet
  • Complete Anger Management Workbook
  • Able to perform KP duties with no redirection
  • Complete Line Staff Goal*
  • Provide positive leadership to lower phase residents
  • List 5 career interests and gather information on at least one of them to discuss with staff
  • Correctly fill out at least one job application
  • Complete all the phases of the Substance Abuse Program
  • Actively participate in all group and individual sessions

RELAPSE PREVENTION:

  • Complete Relapse Prevention Plan
  • Practice high risk situation coping scenarios
  • Serve as a mentor to resident(s) in orientation phase
  • Complete mock job interview with designated staff
  • Establish a community support system and discuss this with counselor
  • Apply for employment in the community in which you live (if applicable)If planning to attend college, complete necessary paperwork
  • Successfully complete an Off Campus Assignment**with staff
  • Demonstrate the ability to function independently on a consistent basis (Ex. daily living skills)
  • Actively participate in all group and individual sessions.

TIME FRAMES FOR PROGRESS THROUGH THE TREATMENT PROGRAM ARE ENTIRELY DEPENDENT UPON YOUR MOTIVATION, EFFORT, CHOICES, AND BEHAVIORS.

Contact Information

1440 Old Bethel Church Road
Monticello, KY 42633
Phone: (606) 343-0203
Fax: (606) 343-0301
GPS address is
1440 Old Bethel Church Road
Alpha, KY 42603

36.783811,-84.978213