School-based Wellness Program
The School-based Wellness Program consists of licensed mental health professionals who provide counseling to children in the school setting. The services are provided through the Worcester County Health Department in cooperation with the Board of Education. Behavioral Health staff are located in Worcester County Public Schools. Referrals to the program are accepted from school staff, parents, and caretakers. Caretakers/children are involved in treatment planning and goal setting.
Services include individual, group and family therapy. Diagnostic evaluations as well as medication evaluation and management are available. Services are provided to children from kindergarten to 12th grade. We specialize in the treatment of major childhood disorders and behaviors such as:
- Difficulty following directions
- Depression and sadness
- Anxiety disorders
- Poor behavior
- Difficulty listening
- Psychotic Disorders
In addition to school settings, services may be continued as recommended throughout the summer for individual, group, and/or family as appropriate. A summer camp program may also be available for children in grades kindergarten through 8th grade.