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Therapeutic Services


Our therapeutic program is an integral component of the Parkland Preparatory Academy experience. Each student is assigned a program therapist who will help each student reach their social/emotional goals through a variety of approaches. The therapeutic team is staffed with Illinois Licensed Counselors, Social Workers and School Psychologists who have a wide array of experience working with children and adolescents in the home, school, and community settings. Our therapists maintain regular contact with parents/guardians, outside therapeutic consultants, and support services. Our weekly therapeutic program for students encompasses:

Our weekly therapeutic program for students encompasses:

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Counselors collaborate with teachers in the classroom to address student needs.
  • Counselors, school psychologists and classroom teachers collaborate to collect data that can help shape functional behavioral analysis and behavior intervention plans.
In addition, we offer counseling in a variety of areas relevant to students with special needs:
  • Anger management
  • Young Men and Women's groups
  • Social and emotional skill building
  • Bullying prevention
  • Students are encouraged and able to request additional counseling to process difficult situations or times of transition.
  • Family counseling, at no additional cost, may be arranged by contacting staff therapists.
  • On staff School Psychologists provide assessment services upon request from the public school district. This can aide in further identifying a studentís needs and focus their IEP, Functional Analysis or Behavior Intervention Plan.

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