Our restorative services support students by focusing on opportunities for growth and learning in lieu of experiencing stay-home suspensions.
Students are invited to participate in social-emotional programs that serve as an alternative to suspension, facilitated by our mental health therapists. These services encourage positive interactions, communication, and development among students. Ask us about our virtual programs!
Services We Offer
GPS is designed to enhance students’ interpersonal skills, including: Respect, Awareness of Triggers, Healthy Communication Skills, Empathy, Development, Focusing on Personal Values, Healthy Decision Making.
A.T.S – Alternatives To Smoking
Alternatives to Smoking is for students challenged with smoking or vaping. The program focused on the impacts of smoking/vaping on students’ physical, social, and emotional health. Students consider healthy alternatives to smoking in the group.rnrn
M.A.P.S – Mindful Actions Peaceful Solutions
Mindful Actions Peaceful Solutions is for students who have engaged in a physical altercation at school. The program focuses on healthy interpersonal skills, trigger identification, and conflict resolution skills. Students are provided a space to deeper reflect on the consequences of their decisions.
P.A.T.H – Pointing Adolescents Towards Health
Pointing Adolescents Towards Health is for students challenged with use or abuse of controlled substances. The program provides education on addiction, the effects of alcohol and drug use, and legal ramifications. Students are provided with a space to reflect on triggers to use, healthy coping alternatives and the impact of their use on their physical, social and emotional health.
Real You provides students an opportunity to reflect on barriers to academic honesty. The program offers students the space to reflect on existing strengths, values, and resources to support their future academic integrity.
Stay focuses on truancy and attendance. The program facilitates discussion of Support Systems, Coping Skills, Self-Evaluation, Personal and Environmental Factors that Contribute to Absenteeism, and Goal Setting.
due to rising concerns over the use of vape and Marijuana products by students, we created an educational program with a focus on prevention and connection. The program covers the effects vaping and Marijuana can have on a young person’s development and relationships. Way provides students an overview of legal implications and accessible resources.
Mending Matters provides crisis response and debrief on school campuses to assist after a community tragedy or critical incident. The structure of this support varies based on the event(s) that occurred.
Virtual Engagement Programs
The following restorative programs are available, virtually:
Post-Program Follow Up
Therapists can provide individualized follow up at their campus for students who complete our vritual and in-person programs. This ensures continuity of care while therapists assess the students’ need for additional resources and support
Don’t Just Take It From Us
“ I can use what I learned to better cope with my daily struggles and steer me away from substances.
“ This program gives me an opportunity to learn and also fix my mistakes that got me suspended in the first place.
“ I believe I can now solve problems with words rather than violence. I learned about communication and how to word things better to prevent situations from going bad.
Want to Bring Restorative Services to Your School or Community?
Please contact us to partner!