The McGuffey Afterschool Program is a collaborative effort between…
The McGuffey Afterschool Program Staff will consist of the following positions:
This building wide behavioral health support is based on Nicholas Hobbs’ Re-Education philosophy and the 12 Principle of Re-Education.
This is a unique opportunity for children to participate in a positive behavior support model.
The use of these principles has been proven to encourage positive change.
Students in Kindergarten through 4th grade at McGuffey Elementary
In order to uphold high quality programming, a ratio of one adult to 18 students will be maintained.
Youth Intensive Services (YIS) has been providing quality behavioral health services since 2009 in Trumbull and Mahoning Counties. The practice consists of Licensed Clinical Master’s level therapists and mental health workers.
YIS services Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties.
YIS has multiple contracts and grants with educational institutions, industry, social service agencies, Medicaid, rehabilitation bureaus, youth detention centers, and state agencies.
The academic content areas of Math and Reading classes help to prepare our youth for the state and district tests. The students will be provided with extra homework assistance in these areas with certified teachers and experiences tutors.
There will be enrichment programs that build self-esteem, knowledge, and character. They also balance the educational and socialization aspects of our youth.
Students will participate and complete at least two service learning projects a year.
Parent involvement is highly encouraged and welcomed with any of the components of the afterschool program.
Students earn points for their positive behaviors and they can use the points to exchange for a fun reward. Buying will occur one time per week.
Family Night is held one time per month to engage the students and their family in understanding and supporting their child’s success within the McGuffey Afterschool Program.
Students in the McGuffey Afterschool Program will have the opportunity to participate in one field trip per month.
310 S Schenley Ave
Youngstown, Ohio 44509
~ In Collaboration with ~
Youngstown Afterschool Alliance
20 W. Wood St
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
Youth Intensive Services
238 S. Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509