ASPIRE DAY SCHOOL PROGRAM
WHO ARE WE
The Aspire Day School integrates education and intensive mental health treatment for elementary and middle school students with behavioral/psychological disorders and their families, to reduce barriers to learning and education.
Our day treatment programs provide a structured educational environment alongside of mental health services, Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 3:30 pm,
Students receive educational instruction, therapeutic activities, as well as individual therapy, and case management. Parents receive family counseling and parent education.
The day treatment program is designed to serve children diagnosed with serious emotional disorders, behavioral problems, and mental health needs in a more structured setting. Children and youth with complex needs will be able to remain with their families in their communities and continue learning while receiving intensive mental health
Our staff includes therapists, behavioral interventionists, case managers, certified teachers, and program manager who will work together to ensure every child receives the care and attention they deserve.
What Is Day Treatment?
ASPIRE™ DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM GUIDE
- Must have KY Medicaid
- Between the ages of 5 to 15
- Is not functioning at a level that would be expected of typically developing individuals their age;
- At risk of psychiatric hospitalization or out-of-home placement
- In the last 90 days exhibited behavior that resulted in at least one intervention by crisis response, social services, or law enforcement
- Experiences impaired cognitive ability to recognize personal or environmental dangers or significantly inappropriate social behavior;
- The family/caregiver/guardian agrees to be an active participant, which involves participating in interventions to better understand and care for the beneficiary for the purpose of maintaining progress during and after treatment
- The score on the age-appropriate assessment tool indicates need for service
REFERRAL & ADMISSION
- We accept referrals from families, school staff, social service agencies and healthcare professionals.
- Referrals can be made by calling our office at 502.742.0061
- You can request a referral form be emailed or faxed to you.
What to Expect for Admission
- A member of our staff will call you to complete Program Orientation paperwork
- An assessment will be scheduled to determine eligibility
- We will also verify your insurance to ensure coverage
- Once approved, your child may start immediately
Reduction in recidivism;
- Improvement in pro-social outcomes by addressing youths' risks, needs, and behavioral challenges;
- Establishment of a holistic approach to serving at risk youth, encompassing the individual, the family, and the community;
- Improve the academic performance of youth whose behavioral problems impede their true abilities
The Aspire Day School is focused on the holistic treatment of the children and adolescents we serve.
We aim to enhance their lives in their home, school and social environment through therapeutic services and support.
What We Need From Our Families
Action through participation
Support of your child's goals
Patience in the reduction of negative behaviors
Involvement in the therapeutic process
Recognition of your child's progress and achievements
Encouragement to pursue academic success
Our program consists of:
Individual, group and family therapy
Diagnostic/substance abuse assessment
Case management and resource referral
Identification of student’s unique learning style
Personalized educational plans
Life Skills, anger management and conflict resolution
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