Residential Programs

Weekend Program

Who

Available for adolescent males ages 13 – 18 as an alternative to placement, who meet eligibility requirements through Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, or Westmoreland County Juvenile Probation Office.

What

A weekend-based program that includes experiential activities, competency based life skill development, and community service. In-home Case Management throughout the week keeps clients engaged and provides additional support to clients and families.

How

The goal is to encourage and guide adolescent males to become more aware of their future and to develop the necessary skills needed to succeed. Also, to reduce the recidivism rate and placement of these youthful offenders.

Why

We believe the fullness of life is experienced with each step of the journey. Adversity that each day presents must be embraced and overcome and that we can rise above the mundane concerns that so easily beset us.

 

Vision Statement: To provide positive alternative to placement for motivated first-time offenders. Through experiential activities, competency based life skill development and community service, the goal is to reduce the recidivism rate and placement of these youthful offenders.

The goal of the Outside In Weekend Program is to encourage and guide adolescents boys ages 13-18 to become more aware of their future and to develop the necessary skills needed to succeed. This includes changing attitudes toward the legal system, self image, teaching better methods of communication, conflict resolution and preventing a future decision to break the law.

Interventions: Strong family integration concepts through case management, support and formal meetings. Structured weekends consisting of community service projects, experiential activities and family involvement. Strong competency based groups focusing on communication, self image, decision making, conflict resolution, juvenile justice system, and adolescent development. Community systems model designed to include all parties concerned with the juvenile.

Contact Us

Outpatient Services
PHONE 724-837-1518
FAX 724-837-0801

Residential Programs
PHONE 724-238-8441
FAX 724-238-3748

By Mail
PO Box 639
Greensburg,PA 15601

CRISIS
Westmoreland: 800-836-8441

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