Leadership Development Program


2012 Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges' Commission Residential Program of the Year
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About Us

Welcome to Leadership Development Program

The Abraxas Leadership Development Program (LDP) is located in South Mountain, PA on the secluded grounds of the state owned, South Mountain Restoration Center.

Since its inception in 1994, LDP has worked to instill leadership skills, promote accountability and develop competencies in youth. Guided by the Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy (JJSES), LDP places emphasis on the following Youth Level of Service (YLS) domains:

• Personality/Behavior
• Peer Relations
• Education & Academic Skills
• Leisure, Recreation & Community Engagement

Additional Services

  • On-site licensed private school (elementary and secondary)
  • Substance abuse education and prevention
  • Philadelphia youth* receive 180 days of aftercare case management services upon successfully completing the residential program
  • Family Conferencing

* Specific to youth who are adjudicated delinquent.

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Additional Services

The Leadership Development Program is accredited by The National Commission on Correctional Health Care, its L.E.A.P. program is accredited by the Association of Experiential Education, is affiliated with the Pennsylvania Academic and Career/Technical Training Alliance (PACTT), and the facility is partnering with the Sanctuary Institute for clinical and organizational change.

The LDP Female Program was named the 2012 Residential Program of the Year by the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission.

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  • Leadership Development Program

    10058 South Mountian Road

    Building # 6

    PO Box 354

    South Mountain, Pennsylvania 17261

  • (800) 950-0509

  • (717) 749-3551