Grafton executive speaks to WAMU

*This report originally appeared on WAMU. Experts and school leaders say there are other options for managing difficult behavior in school. Grafton is a Virginia-based nonprofit behavioral healthcare facility that… Read More

The Beginning of an Incredible Journey

Making the decision to place her son at Grafton was one of the hardest that Mary Anne has had to make as a parent. Kevin, a now 22-year-old young man… Read More

Addressing Anxiety with Accolades

Betsy is a 17-year-old diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, which manifests in aggression and self-injurious behavior. To cope with intense anxiety, she would often scratch herself, bang her head or try… Read More

Employee Spotlight: Tony Sanders

Tony Sanders is Grafton’s Director of Operations and Health Care Risk Management Why did you want to work in behavioral healthcare? I had a close family member that had an… Read More

Employee Spotlight: Eleese Dorrance

Eleese Dorrance is Grafton’s Community Facilitator in the Adult Services Program. What does your role entail? Within the Adult Services area, there is a day program called Adult Day Activities Program… Read More

A Special Kind of Graduation

Many teachers and families are already deep into the back-to-school process, but I am still thinking about the graduation we held at Grafton’s Winchester campus last June. This was my… Read More