Program Services

This assessment center collaborates closely with parents and districts to identify appropriate academic and clinical supports for middle and high school-aged students with social/emotional difficulties. We help teams better understand the skills and needs of our students to identify supports and strategies that will enable them to progress in the least restrictive environment. We provide: 
  • Customized educational and clinical assessments
  • Individualized academic and clinical services
  • Data driven and function based behavioral intervention
  • Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) framework
  • Evidence-based clinical practices such as CBT, DBT, and Social Thinking
  • Behavior practices rooted in ABA and PBIS

Discover the opportunities for all learners through our programs and services

Housed in the same building as our alternative school, SOAR gives access to services, expertise and facilities not typically offered in short-term assessment programs. We offer individualized tutoring and small-group academic instruction in areas such as comprehensive academic support, music, art, physical education and other electives. SOAR instruction is guided by the curriculum of the student’s referring school. Students enrolled in SOAR may have opportunities for integration to provide additional assessment data relevant to factors contributing to the challenges a student is facing. The Coordinator of Assessment & Intervention or Director of Therapeutic Programs links SOAR and sending districts to ensure the implementation of instructional activities and documentation of completed coursework.

Assessments include:
  • Social/Emotional Assessment
  • FBA & BSP - Functional Behavioral Assessment & Behavior Support Plan
  • PT Evaluation
  • OT Evaluation
  • Speech/Language Evaluation
  • Vocational Assessment
  • Comprehensive Risk Assessment* (Fire Setting, Violence, Sexual Offending)
  • Cognitive Evaluation*
  • Achievement/Academic - Full Battery*
  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent (MMPI-A)*
  • Psychiatric Consult - AVC*

*Supplemental subcontract

 Our STAFF is the
of our success

Our dedicated staff is here to help your students. All of our teachers are graduate level, state licensed, special educators or content teachers. Additionally, all of our clinical staff are graduate level, state-licensed clinicians. We employ a full time School Psychologist, Behavior Specialist and a Consulting Psychiatrist. You can rest assured that your child is in the care of a qualified team of passionate, caring adults.

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