Training and education of children with intellectual disabilities

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Would you like to find out more about the work of Sunderland Safeguarding Children Board? Would you like to share your views of safeguarding children practice in Sunderland with Board members? Would you like to contribute to improving outcomes for children and young people? Sunderland in October 2004 following the drive to improve outcomes for children. It was formed as a statutory requirement of the Children Act 2004. The SSCB is a key multi agency statutory mechanism for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children in Sunderland. It has high-level officer representation from partner agencies, both statutory and voluntary, across the City.

The SSCB structure consists of a number of sub committees that carry out specific functions in relation to the SSCB’s responsibilities. Your Feedback Matters If you have any ideas on how we can improve this website, or if you would like to contact us for advice or information on our work you can Contact Us. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health combines evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities across all stages of life. Trauma-Informed Care approach to treatment – promoting a positive, proactive approach for teaching skills in a variety of safe and supportive environments. We are proud to serve children and adults across the country. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services Treatment in Residential Settings For individuals in need of 24-hour, out-of-home services, our residential treatment programs provide the resources needed to meet an individual’s treatment, social and educational goals.

Community-Based Living Numerous community-based services and supports provide more independent living options for individuals to reside within their communities, whether in group homes, lifesharing or supported apartments. Outpatient and Other Specialized Services These specialized services are designed to meet each individual’s treatment needs in the least restrictive environment possible. In addition to outpatient counseling, services may include wrap around, respite, clinical and educational assessments, family counseling, medication management, and parent and sibling consultations. Special Education Day Schools Devereux day schools offer high quality, innovative special education programs within a structured environment that prepare students for returning to local educational communities. Students receive individualized interventions based on their unique needs. Support services and a therapeutic environment enhance the educational, behavioral, emotional, and social development of children and adolescents. Therapeutic Foster Care Every child deserves a safe and nurturing environment to give each individual the opportunity for success.

Devereux’s Therapeutic Foster Care program provides services to a diverse population of at-risk children and their families. We use a multi-disciplinary team approach that embraces each child’s unique potential and emphasizes innovative program development and clinical excellence. Employment and Transition Services Devereux offers a host of employment services and supports to transition-age youth and adults including prevocational training, community-supported employment and pre-employment day programs. All programs are designed to foster community inclusion and develop living and communication skills.