POSTED BY SBCS | May, 14, 2020 |

SBCS’ Youth Prevention and Intervention team supports at-risk youth ages six to 18 and their families to help them stay in school and out of the Juvenile Justice System. With a strengths-based family approach that takes into account the multitude of challenges faced by this group — delivered in partnership with schools, law enforcement and other agencies — SBCS’ YPI team works to keep youth in school and become thriving members of society. This team remains focused on their mission at this unprecedented time and continues to provide, receive and accept new referrals as well as maintaining services for existing clients virtually.

The following prevention, diversion and intervention support services continue: 

Case Management and Counseling Services 

  • Assessments 
  • Safety planning 
  • Individual and/or family counseling 
  • Referrals
  • Follow ups to various support services 

Support Groups 

  • Substance use prevention and reduction
  • Coping skills 
  • Community and civic engagement 
  • Support for parenting adolescents 
  • Gender-specific life skills
  • Leadership
  • Anger management 

For more information, please call us at 619-420-3620.

Achievement Center

Available to youth referred directly by their Probation Officer. 

  • Creative arts and graphic design 
  • Job readiness
  • Music production and engineering 
  • Counseling 
  • Community mentoring 
  • Restorative circles 
  • Emotional literacy skills 

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