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Vanguard Intensive Program (VIP) is for students who require intense intervention and a jump start on the road to a successful, stabile home, social and school life.

The program is appropriate for ages 9 – 23 who are experiencing significant anxiety, social or behavioral issues, and would benefit from daily therapy, family therapy and a highly structured school and home program.

How long is the program?
The length of stay varies for each child depending on need; however, the anticipated average length of stay is two to six weeks.

Who will work with my child?
Our treatment team includes a case manager, senior therapist, teachers and family therapists/educators. The child’s psychiatrist and individual therapist are part of the extended team.

Teachers and other service providers working with the child are part of the extended team. Clinicians involved with the child upon referral will be involved in transition planning and will continue to work with the child and the family upon discharge from VIP.

If needed, an in-home behavior coaching program is available.

How much do these services cost?
Fees are $325 per day.

Does my child have to be enrolled at Vanguard Prep School to participate?
No. The same intensive treatment program is available to outside students. Transition services will be provided when the child returns to his or her regular school.

Our mission is to enrich children’s lives by fostering independence, self-esteem, and compassion for others. Every child is valued regardless of diagnosis or challenge. We guide them in a positive direction and create a strong foundation for learning through social, emotional, and academic development.

Vanguard Preparatory School

4240 Sigma Road Dallas, TX 75244

(phone) (972) 404-1616

(fax) (972) 404-1641


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