School-Based Services

School-Based Services

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS

SPG’s school psychologists provide comprehensive services to our partnering districts, including:

  • Psychoeducational assessments conducted in accordance with state and federal guidelines
  • Consultative support to administrators, parents, students and other school-based personnel
  • Counseling to students
  • Independent Educational Evaluations
  • Professional development trainings for school psychologists, teachers, speech-language pathologists, behaviorists, occupational therapists, and other school-based staff

 

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

SPG’s mental health professionals provide evidence-based interventions, such as cognitive behavior therapy as it is a natural complement to the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) used in our behavior intervention process. Mental health professionals (primarily LMFTs and/or LCSWs) coordinate these services, working closely with administrations, teachers, case managers, BCBAs, RBTs, classroom aides and other staff to effectively meet each student’s individual needs.

 

Mental Health Services Include:

  • Counseling and Guidance (CG) services in an IEP for individuals, and groups, as well as families and guardians
  • School-wide, in-home, and wrap-around services
  • Case management and support for those at risk of out-of-home/out-of-state placement
  • Psychological evaluations
  • Extended day programs
  • Classroom management
  • Community-based and social supports collaboration
  • Coping skill development and emotional resilience
  • Crisis assessment and intervention
  • Social skills development and social-emotional instruction and/or training
  • Educationally Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS, ERICS or similar)
  • Trauma-informed care, restorative practices and coordination with PBIS in schools
  • Professional development, mentorship and support of district staff
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