Behavior Management

Our behavior management program is basic to day-to-day life at Westview.  Boys learn the connection between action (or inaction) and consequence.  They also learn to be a contributing part of a functional family by showing the proper respect to others and their property, and to authority.

Three good friends

We have based our behavior management program on three basic concepts that are the Fundamentals at Westview:  consistent expectations, structured living, and responsibility.  By teaching young men the reality of these concepts, our staff helps them learn to succeed in the world in which they live.

To help teach the boys how to negotiate their world and the decisions that constantly confront them, our staff operates by five Ethical Principles.  We teach the young men in our care the power of living by these five easy-to-remember principles as well.

As young men learn to competently use these principles to form sustained relationships, they move forward within a Levels program that allows them increased opportunities and responsibilities.

Each young man is given a Boys' Handbook when they arrive at Westview.  This booklet helps them understand how all of these programs work together.

For more information about these concepts, follow the links below.

Fundamentals | Ethical Principles | Levels | Boys' Handbook 

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