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DOVE Academy /lori-jernigan dove-academy 5270 Ezell Road FL 32440 (850) 263-7550 (850) 263-7685 abarnes@twinoaksfl.org 38, Ages 15-18 Twin Oaks Juvenile Development, Inc. http://www.twinoaksfl.org/ Nonsecure /facilities/restrictiveness-levels#nonsecure 14 Graceville Amy Barnes McGinty Program Director
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The DOVE Academy serves females, ages 15 to 18, in a therapeutic community combined with a cognitive behavioral model of treatment. The program provides mental health overlay services (MHOS), substance abuse overlay services (SAOS), and vocational education services.  However, youth who are physically aggressive, have serious mental health issues or educational limitations are not considered appropriate for placement. 

The anticipated, average length of stay is between three and nine months, depending upon the youth's pace of success in completing her individualized treatment plan and goals.

The DOVE Academy is a Type 3 program offering English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and one elective course. The elective course is typically used to provide additional reading assistance to students in need or for vocational training.

Education and vocational services are provided through the Jackson County School District. Vocational opportunities include: Culinary Operations, Landscaping, and Information Technology.

This program serves as an ACT® test site.

I-10 Exit 130 (Dothan / Cottondale / Panama City). Head north on 231 about 15 miles.  Turn left on Highway 2, turn left on Ezell Road.  See green sign for "Work Camp."

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