School Based Services
School Based Behavioral Health (SBBH)
The SBBH (School Based Behavioral Health) Program provides a variety of school based behavioral health and educational support services to students, identified through their Individual Educational Plans (IEP), as being in need of such services. These services are provided in an effort to increase the student's ability to benefit from their education. Those providing services include psychologists, and masters level clinicians.
These services include:
- Individual and Group Counseling
- Parent/Family Counseling and Training
- Educational Planning
Behavioral Instructional Support Services
This service is provided for students who have been identified as having a developmental delay and/or disability, or behaviors that significantly impair the student’s educational progress. This service is an intensive service provided by Master or Doctoral Level clinicians. The purpose of the service is to promote student growth toward meeting identified educational goals. The clinician develops the student’s monthly service plan and the functional behavior assessment/behavior support plan and assists education personnel in leading and implementing activities of support staff to carry out the educational plan. The clinician also assists in the collection and analysis of data indicating the student’s response to interventions. These services are provided at the direction of the student’s Individual Educational Plan.
Paraprofessional Support Services
This service is provided for students who have been identified as having a developmental delay and/or disability, or behaviors that significantly impair the student’s educational progress Paraprofessional skills trainers are trained to implement behavior interventions and work with the student in the classroom setting. Services are delivered to students either individually or in a group format to implement the behavior support plan. Data is collected on a daily basis to continuously inform the provision of services. The ultimate goal of paraprofessional services is to develop the student’s ability to function in a less restrictive environment with more natural supports. These services are provided at the direction of the student’s Individual Educational Plan.
Early Intervention (0-3)
Children, up to age 3, who have developmental delays (cognition, speech, language, physical, motor, vision, hearing) as well as all children identified with an Autism Spectrum Disorder are eligible to receive IBS services in addition to the developmental services they may already be receiving. are eligible for early intervention services. The frequency and intensity of services provided to children are based upon recommendations of the therapists and the agreement of the Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) Team, which includes the parents. Developmental therapy services, including IBS services, can be provided in the family's home, the child’s preschool or day care, or at the Early Intervention program.
All of the above services are provided on the islands of Oahu and Hawaii.