At A Glance

Serving students in Grades 5-12 from communities throughout Massachusetts.

Comprehensive clinical and academic assessment for each student.

Intensive and highly individualized academic, behavior and therapeutic interventions.

Staff to student ratio approximately 1:2.

 

Classes of no more than eight students.

Educational services based on students’ needs and guided by the curriculum of the referring school and the student’s individualized educational plan.

Individual and group counseling.

Group counseling curriculum addresses life skills such as conflict resolution, positive decision-making, coping strategies, mindfulness, communication skills and understanding substance abuse.

 

Psychiatrist available onsite for psychiatric consultation and treatment.

Curriculum includes

off-site community service projects, adventure-based counseling and experiential academic activities and creative arts.

Behavioral interventions such as pragmatics, anger management, problem-solving, and proactive coaching to develop and build social skills.

Weekly progress reports sent to parents and the referring district, which identifies academic, clinical, social-emotional, behavioral and pragmatic progress.

 

Individualized executive functioning support.

A mindful approach philosophy to support positive choices.

Physical education two times per week.

Academic Testing – Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement-III.

 

 

Our main focus is on facilitating a student’s successful reintegration to his/her previous setting or helping them transition to a more appropriate educational placement.

 

Program extensions are available upon school request.

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Alert: STEP Offers Full-Week In-Person Learning

The school year has begun at Dearborn STEP assessment with in-person learning. We are currently accepting new students in our middle school and high school programs.

 

Please contact Director Laura Rice with questions that you may have about our schedule and to learn how we are helping students thrive in this new environment. Find out more about our schedule with important dates and timelines.