Southwest Youth and Family Services

Organization Details

NameSouthwest Youth and Family Services

Organization Description

Mission statementOur mission is to partner with youth and families to transform their futures.
Service(s) descriptionSouthwest Youth and Family Services provides three tiers of services within schools, detailed below. The services provided at each school vary by need and are determined on a school by school basis: 1) Behavioral health, including Aggression Replacement Therapy. Counseling services empower youth and families through culturally relevant counseling in both an individual and group setting, in English or Spanish. Aggression Replacement Training (ART) focuses on social skills, anger control and moral reasoning, with the Intent to reduce impulsive, disruptive behavior that often escalates to aggression. This is done in a group setting, meeting three times per week for 10 weeks with a small group of students. 2) Case Management: individualized services for youth. Youth meet regularly with a case manager at the school or in community. 3) Youth development: Prosocial skill building and employment related support.
Program impactnot provided

Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with Southwest Youth and Family Services are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.

Behavior/Social and Emotional Learning and Supports (1 program)

Programs that support adults and students in developing 21st century skills and competencies such as self-management, social awareness, responsible decision-making, and building trusting relationships, in order to handle ourselves, our relationships, and our work/studies effectively. This is inclusive of programs supporting alternative discipline approaches such as restorative justice.