Children's Therapeutic Services & Supports
Individual & Family
Life Skills Training is seen as part of the total supportive/treatment services provided to the child and family. Therapeutic and educational interventions are provided to youths with emotional disturbance (ED) or severe emotional disturbance (SED). This involves working with children and their families in the community to enable children to maintain and improve emotional and behavioral functioning. Staff typically meets with clients up to two times a week, mostly in the afternoon and evenings.
Life Skills Training is defined as a 1:1 relationship between an adult and a child that is designed to provide a positive role model, build on the strengths of the youth, reinforce positive behaviors, assist in practicing new positive habits, provide connections and links to community based activities, be a support figure in the life of the youth and provide strength based advocacy for the youth.
Our After School Program is designed to be productive and fun through various activities. The program is designed for both solo and group activities, providing children with the opportunity to socialize with other children in a safe, structured environment.
As a parent, you can count on MSSI to keep your child(ren) not only safe but continually fruitful as well. If they have homework, MSSI staff can supervise and oversee them so that when they go home at the end of the day you can have more time with them.
The After School Program includes activities such as tutorials, homework assistance, arts & crafts, science experiments, reading & literature exercises, musical exploration, outside/playground activities and many more.