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Valley Oak provides 24-hour awake staff supervision for our residents. Our level 11 homes are staffed with a full time Counselor IV and a Social Worker who works 20 hours per week, as well as four counselors and two night counselors who provide direct care to the residents. The minimum supervision ratio is 1-6, with a preferred ratio of 1-3 for after school hours and weekends. Our level 14 homes are staffed with a full time Counselor IV and a full time Social Worker, as well as six counselors and two night counselors. The minimum supervision ratio is 2-6, with a preferred ratio of 3-6 for after school hours and weekends. All staff receive on-going training in the form of monthly in-service trainings and weekly team meetings.