The Coaching Program is designed to provide individualized, short term, goal focused support services to youth and families both in and out of home. Families are assigned a coach who provides clients with strategies to improve current level of functioning and decrease negative behavior as well as one-on-one mentoring, connection with community resources, and skill development for parents and children.
Service goals are developed in an effort to reduce the risk for children to be removed to out-of-home placements. It is our aim to provide flexible services, emotional support, encouragement, and to increase self-sufficiency throughout our work with youth and families.
Types of Youth and Family Coaching:
A Jacob Center coach works with youth one-on-one in the home or community. Service focus may include, but not be limited to: