Bridge is a trauma-informed therapeutic residential home for females who are struggling with significant past trauma or organic mental illness.
通过我们个性化的治疗方法, our students are able to heal while creating positive personal-growth opportunities that build a strong core of internal skill sets, 鼓励个人才能, 建立自尊, 建立健康的人际关系.
Bridge provides a safe and supportive environment that allows students to take the next step in their treatment. 在桥, the goal is for students to build on the progress they made at the 《巴黎人线路检测中心》 campus by more independently applying the skills they have learned. 通过ARC透镜处理, goals are created to ensure students are able to develop positive reciprocal relationships and healthy coping mechanisms, and create a strong sense of self through positive individualized activities.
Students at Bridge continue to access the trauma-informed treatment interventions they were utilizing at 《巴黎人线路检测中心》, 包括:
Staff help students practice regulation skills throughout their enrollment at 《巴黎人线路检测中心》 and Bridge. 通过这个, students will gain the internal capacity to apply techniques independently for long-term success. Bridge校区, 学生有更多的机会在社区中应用他们的技能, 增加他们对未来步骤的信心.
Programming at Bridge focuses on exposing students to the greater community. 例程以培养日常生活活动的技能为中心, 包括购物, 烹饪, 洗衣, 健身房, 和自我保健. Staff support the students in building their capacity for taking care of themselves and decrease their need for external supports. 这些例程类似于程序设置之外的日常生活, 因此，学生在为他们的未来做准备的支持.
Students who move to Bridge campus are pushed to build vocational skills through work and volunteer opportunities. Students at Bridge are expected to work closely with their treatment team to identify and sustain employment or off-campus volunteer opportunities. 在桥, 学生可以获得职业指导, 活动计划, groups focused on building life skills and real-life experiences such as taking public transportation, 安全互联网管理, 等.
桥学校的学生在瓦尔登校区上学, this allows students to practice school transitions before discharging to a less- restrictive setting. We recognize every student enters with their own set of academic strengths and challenges. 我们与每位临床医生合作, 老师, and classroom aid to ensure an educational plan is developed to promote growth and learning. When indicated, students may also take college courses at local schools.
All students participate in individual and group therapy weekly and family therapy bi-weekly. Clinicians serve as the case manager and maintain regular contact with the parents and providers for the student. The clinicians track the students' ability to apply what they are learning in therapy weekly. Clinicians and school administrators work closely with students at Bridge to assess readiness to gain employment in the community or volunteer independently. The competency department has developed strong relationships and connections in the community, which supports the goals of gaining real-life skills while at work or other local settings.
Bridge campus students follow a daily schedule to create routines and rituals help them develop into independent young adults.