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Mentoring

One-on-one behavioral health rehabilitation services for youth who are displaying negative behaviors at home and school. The mentors serve as a positive role model and teach youth more appropriate ways to handle emotions and reduce risky behaviors. Mentoring can be a powerful and effective tool to utilize with youth who are lacking in social skills, communication and interactions with others. Research has shown that children who participate in a mentoring program have the following:

  • Significant reductions in school absence
  • Better home and school behavior
  • Improved parental relationships
  • Increased self-esteem

Children ages 8-17 can to participate in this program. Referrals can come from providers, nurses, parents, teachers and community leaders. For More Information Call: (405)948-4900 Ext. 656