Services to Parents and SiblingsBecause youngsters with severe behavior problems require continuous and systematic intervention, a variety of training activities is provided to enable parents and siblings to participate in children’s learning experiences. Home programming services help parents acquire skills as home tutors and therapists for their own children.
Parents frequently visit the school and the Family Focus homes, where Institute personnel model new intervention procedures. In addition, Institute staff members make regular visits to each family to consult with parents on home program implementation.
Frequent interaction with parents helps to assure that young people’s new skills will generalize from school and Family Focus programs to home and community settings.