Comprehensive Therapeutic School Programs (CTSP)

What Schools Get When They Bring in the TEAM

  • COST SAVINGS: By retaining students at in district placements compared to placing students out of district, CTSP have resulted in significant cost savings to the district.
  • Data-Based Decision-Making and Continuous Progress Monitoring of Academic, Behavioral, and Social-Emotional Outcomes to Inform Individual and Group-Based Interventions and Supports
  • Effective Collaboration and Coordinating Services between Clinical-Community Mental Health Providers, Families, School Administrators, Highly-Qualified Teachers, and Support Staff
  • Development and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices to Address a Broad Spectrum of Students’ Mental and Behavioral Health Concerns
  • Expanded School Mental and Behavioral Health Services including Case Consultation, Multi-Tiered Support Systems, Positive Discipline Practices, Strengths-Based Intervention, and Restorative Justice Programming
  • Professional Development and On-Site Training in Classroom Behavior Management, Therapeutic Teaching, Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions, De-Escalation and Safety Strategies, Treatment Fidelity and Progress Monitoring
Children in Comprehensive Program
District-Wide School Consultation

Weekly Clinical Consultation from a Psychologist:

  • Team support and understanding of clinical issues impacting a students’ education
  • Consultation on Cognitive Behavioral Planning for students
  • Professional Development Presentations
  • Risk and Diagnostic Evaluations

Weekly Behavioral Consultation from a Behaviorist

  • Team support and understanding of behavioral issues impacting a students’ education
  • Professional Development Presentations
Development of District-Wide Therapeutic Programs

Development of District Wide Therapeutic Programs

  • Elementary, Middle, and High School Programs

Weekly Clinical Consultation from Psychologist

  • Collaboration with team on clinical interventions for students

Weekly Behavioral Consultation from Behaviorist

  • Program effectiveness analysis
  • Collaboration with team on individual behavioral programming

Behavior Interventionists in each classroom to assist with implementation of therapeutic programming

  • Behavior Interventionists: 4-6 depending on the number of classrooms (minimum of 4 classrooms)
Development and Administration of District-Wide Therapeutic Programs with Family Supports

Administration of Program by Program Administrator

Psychologist/Social Worker to provide individual and group counseling needs as well as family-based services

Behaviorist Addressing Behavioral Needs

Behavior Interventionists/Behavioral Support Staff

Student Support Room(SSR)

A classroom environment focused on those students with more emotional needs that impact their ability to attend class consistently.

Goals of this Service

  • Anxiety Management
  • Enhance Coping Skills

Staffing The Classroom

  • Social Worker: conduct group counseling, individual counseling, monthly parenting group
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher's Aide


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