New Leaf Academy of Oregon considers your child’s safety to be of primary importance. As a member of the nation’s most comprehensive network of behavioral health programs for youth, Aspen Education Group, we proudly abide by the following safety guidelines:
Thorough intake assessment including previous medical and psychological history upon admission.
Registered Nurse on staff who completes nursing assessment within 72 hours of admission.
Student Health Coordinator whose sole responsibility is to coordinate student health care appointments, transport students and relay information about appointments to parents, nurse and staff.
Board Certified Child Psychiatrists come on-site to meet with students and manage medications.
All staff trained annually by the registered nurse to disburse medications for student self-administration and must demonstrate competency.
Medications are securely locked.
24-hour access to medical personnel
Hospital located three miles from campus
Safety training and drills involving staff and students
All staff certified in First Aid and CPR
Infection control procedures strengthened during cold and flu season
All extra-curricular activities closely monitored
Rafting and climbing activities use professional guides
Helmets worn at all times for scooters, bicycles and skateboards
Additional on-call back-up staff available at all times
Therapy provided by master’s level clinicians
Use of evidence-based practices to ensure outcomes
Fire and health inspections done annually; program in compliance with all fire and health requirements
Licensure by the state of Oregon requires that all buildings are maintained to building code standards and routine safety inspections of the property are done.
Vehicles are impeccably maintained and rigorously checked each week.