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2-1-1 SEPA - 2-1-1 SEPA
Description of Service
This day treatment program serves a maximum of sixteen, male and female at-risk students ages 13 to 17 years of age, through Juvenile Court and Children and Youth Services. This highly structured program focuses on the following areas:
- Developing respect, responsibility, trust and effort in each client;Basic skills education provided in group, individual, and computer-based settings;
- Goal setting, conflict resolution, problem solving, and anger management workshops;
- Life skills, career development, and job search seminars;
- Physical education and computer technology; and
- Group community service projects.
Other components of the program include:
- Daily lunches and round trip transportation;
- Goal setting and monthly review of accomplishments toward the goals;
- Individual and group counseling;
- Field trips to vocational-technical school, prisons, companies, historical landmarks and other educational institutions.
- Guest speakers who address critical topics such as aids prevention; appropriate sexual conduct; and violence prevention.
- Entrance, exit, and random drug screens;
- Quarterly client progress meetings with parent and probation office/caseworker;
- Referral to wrap around counseling including substance abuse.
The goals of the program are to help the client:
- Increase their compliance with the probation officer or caseworker;
- Increase their basic education skills;
- Enhance their self esteem and confidence;
- Improve their role in the community that instills a sense of belonging;
- Improve their attitude toward home and school ;
- Increase their sense of respect and responsibility;
- Reduce recidivism; and
- Return to their home school or another appropriate educational setting.