Getting Meta

A CEO's take on Success Stories

Let’s engage youth in civic education

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said “The need to revitalize and reimagine civic education is urgent. But that urgent need brings a great opportunity–the chance to improve civic education in ways that will resonate for years.” Daily through Eliada’s Day Treatment program, students experience high yield activities that help them…

A continuum that serves all

Eliada’s success story this month has me thinking about the importance of our continuum. I can’t think of any young person that exemplifies this more than Emma. She’s been coming to Eliada since she was 1. She’s benefitted from caring teachers who communicated with her family on a daily basis…

Combating the fight or flight response

Recently we did a success story on Nathan. This is a young person who has a flight response caused by past trauma. He will run from staff and away from his cottage when the environment becomes overwhelming and stressful. His instinct is to leave spaces and remove himself from a…