Listing Type : MANSEF Schools
County : Baltimore County
Phone : 667-600-3101
Fax : 667-600-4040
Website : Visit School Website >>
Referral Contact : Tiffany Beam
Disabilities Served : 06 - Emotional Disability, 08 - Other Health Impairments, 09 - Specific Learning Disabilities, 10 - Multiple Disabilities
Length of School/Program Year : 12 month
MSDE Approval Category : Type I Special Education
Capacity of Facility : 100
Ages Served : 4-15
Grade Range : K through 8
Private Pay Students Accepted : No
Setting : Both
Before and/or After School Program : No
Nurse on-site (full or part time) : Yes
Wheelchair Accessible : Yes
Hours of Operation for School Day : 8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Program Description : The program is designed to meet the cognitive and affective educational needs of children with emotional disabilities, multiple disabilities and specific learning disabilities including children who have experienced trauma. The middle school is designed to provide a structured environment where older students can experience both self-contained and transitional classroom settings. Each student receives instruction aligned with the State standards including reading, mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, music, art, health and pre-vocational education. A wide range of clinical support services, including psychiatric services, is available as part of the school program. Individual, group and family therapy services are offered as is clinically indicated. Parents are key members of the treatment team and are also encouraged to be involved in all aspects of the school program as well as in the many educational and recreational activities planned specifically for parents/families. A short -term (60-90 day) crisis stabilization – diagnostic program is also a component of the program. Clinical and educational services are fully integrated into this comprehensive program. The St. Vincent’s Villa Residential Treatment Center is located on the same campus and eligible and LSS approved residents are able to attend the school program.
Related Services : Psychiatry, individual, group and family, occupational, and speech/language therapy; parent counseling and training, case management, advocacy, respite care, parenting groups and linkage to in-home intervention services; diagnostic/prescriptive teaching, career development education, physical education, art, music, health and instructional technology, affective education including human growth and development, conflict resolution and peer mediation training and social skills development.