FAQs

How does my child get referred to the Collaborative School?  Students are referred to the Collaborative school by their local school districts through the IEP (Individual Education Plan) process.

 

What grades of students attend the Collaborative School? The Collaborative has programming for students Grade Kindergarten through Grade 12.

 

What is TCI?  Therapeutic Crisis Intervention is  prevention and intervention training designed to teach staff how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.  For more information go to http://rccp.cornell.edu/tci/tci-1_system.html

 

What is Collaborative Problem Solving? CPS is a process by which adults and kids resolve problems together.  For more information you can go to http://www.livesinthebalance.org/about-lives-in-the-balance

 

What is Theraplay?   Theraplay is a child and family therapy for building and enhancing attachment, self-esteem, trust in others, and joyful engagement based on natural patterns of playful healthy interactions.  For more information:  http://www.theraplay.org/index.php/what-is-theraplay-3

 

What is the Multi-family Group?  This group provides a unique opportunity for families to connect, share and learn from each other and the Collaborative clinical staff.   A sense of community is fostered through genuine acceptance and shared experience.   This group meets twice a month and is catered by our high school student's business (STAT). 

 

How are students transported to the Collaborative School?  Students are transported by their local sending school districts.

 

Do you have a hot lunch program?  The Collaborative contracts with a local school district for daily school lunches.

 

What is TF-CBT?  Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavorial Therapy is an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents impacted by trauma.   For more information https://tfcbt.org/about-tfcbt/