Onarga Academy is one of the program locations of Nexus, a national, nonprofit organization that designs and operates treatment programs for a wide range of child and adolescent problems. The academy is located in Onarga, Ill., and works with youth in the areas of sexual victimization and perpetration. Its sexual offender treatment programs are fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services. It provides curriculum and treatment philosophy that are specifically designed to support youth who display a variety of self-defeating and harmful behaviors related to sexuality. Through its Gerard Treatment Programs, it provides intensive psychiatric treatment services to the youth and their families. In addition, Onarga Academy provides a safe and nurturing environment, where children and adolescents learn and practice change and are held accountable for their actions.