School based services are designed to improve a youth’s attendance and academic performance as well as teach prosocial skills such as problem solving, peer refusal, and anger management. This service strives to promote each youth’s self-efficacy, competence, resilience, and belief in the future.
The program will:
Moderate to high-risk youth, ages 12-17; DCFS youth with delinquency; Youths on 2nd and 3rd non-judicial referrals; youths with gang involvement or behavioral issues; youths with skills deficits or those with a need for increased community supervision.
Exclusionary Factors:nIncludes, but not limited to active psychosis or actively suicidal. Youth identified as low risk by the schools should not be referred.
Length of Stay:nLength of stay in the program is individualized between 60-90 days.