School at Sweetser, The

The School at Sweetser

50 Moody St.
Saco, ME 04072

ADMISSIONS: Intake worker at Day Treatment, 207-294-4877.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females ages 6-19 in grades K-12, in 7 day a week, 12 month a year program; summer programs available.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Family, milieu, individual, and group therapies; psychiatric services, psycho-educational assessment and psychological consultation, speech-language assessment and therapy all on site. Specialized services include DBT skills training, family focused residential treatment, gender-specific residential treatment for females, and re-socialization program for adolescent males with psychosexual concerns. Also Trauma Focus CBT programming.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Primarily family systems, cognitive behavioral, and milieu influenced by developmental and relational approaches. Motivational and strength-based behavioral incentive systems are used to encourage students to develop social, coping and self control skills.

POPULATION SERVED: Emotional, behavioral, and learning difficulties, mental health issues, Asperger’s, and autism services.

LICENSURE: Fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services, licensed by State of Maine as a residential child care, mental health and special education facility. Member agencies of Child Welfare League of America and United Way.

COMMENTS: Residential campuses are located in Belfast and Saco. Also Rockport and Winterport.

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