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School Based Services

Partners in taking action

Educators throughout Orange County have the opportunity to present students and their families ways to live happy, healthy lives by partnering with WYS. We provide collaborative, high-quality and timely mental health services. Our commitment and passion allowed us to serve more that 15,000 clients in 2014.

WYS and Educators sourcing each other has real impact on the community. Students are thriving!

  • 95 percent of participants agreed that a WYS program helped them improve their relationships with their families and peers

  • 97 percent of participants agreed that as a direct result of the services they received from WYS, they are better able to take care of themselves

  • 61 percent improvement in classroom behavior grades

  • On average, the number of discipline referrals in schools declined by 64 percent

  • 44 percent of students increased their attendance

  • 13 percent of teachers reported an increase of two or more hours a week of teaching time due to a decline in disruptive student behavior

  • 44 percent of teachers reported an increase of four or more hours a week of teaching time due to a decline in disruptive student behavior

WYS provides program options, depending on individual needs of students, schools and districts. We frequently tailor our services to fit the requirements of each school.

  • Level 1: Prevention and Early Intervention – School-based programs to improve the behavior of all youth through social skill groups and outreach

  • Level 2: Individual Intervention – Counseling services, case management

  • Level 3: Intensive Intervention – Crisis intervention, therapeutic behavior services

WYS is primed to partner with educators and school administrators to provide students with the opportunity to thrive and succeed in the classroom and beyond.

Request a meeting TODAY.

Email info@westernyouthservices.org to receive additional information.