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In Schools

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Are We in Your School?

Find out if Beech Acres Parenting Center is in your school.

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Many students require additional help, from mental health needs to resources at home, that go beyond the classroom.

Beyond the Classroom™ enhances readiness to learn by improving the emotional and behavioral wellness of the students. Additional support is available for parents that builds resilience, improves economic stability and empowers you to become an advocate.

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Beyond
The
Classroom

  • Beech Acres Parenting Center’s staff is embedded in the schools and available for EVERY family & student.
  • Among a variety of services, your student’s mental health needs can be met through the Beyond the Classroom™ program.
  • Each school has a single point of contact, a Team Lead, to connect you with the appropriate services for your family.

Family Engagement

  • Provides parents with ongoing communication and problem solving with school staff/administration

  • Promotes and coordinates engagement with families, the school and community partners

Therapy

  • Diagnose and evaluate needs of student by licensed mental health professional

  • Individual Counseling – 1:1 behavioral health support in-person and virtually via telehealth

  • Work with parents to develop individualized goals and monitor progress for students

  • Family therapy involves entire family in students’ treatment

  • Group therapy offers opportunity to heal with others in group setting Crisis Support

Behavioral Health Support

  • Identification of students’ strengths and monitors needs

  • Service Coordination with school and community systems

  • Assist in accessing support resources

  • Goal-directed individual and family supports

  • Solution focused emotional and behavior management techniques

  • Helps student develop resiliency skills including social, interpersonal, anger management, coping and independent daily functioning

Family Peer Support

  • Unique support program pairing parents whose children have been struggling with parents who have similar experiences

  • Offers support and equips parents with the skills to be a confident and empowered advocate for their child

  • Guides parents through understanding and navigating systems such as school, mental health, and court

  • Connects parents with community resources

Kinship Connections

  • Grandparent, aunt, uncle, or another relative, taking care of a loved one’s children full-time

  • Individualized kinship peer support provided in the home and community

  • Navigation, coaching, and support for families with community resources, court systems, and parenting

  • Monthly support groups with a focus on self-care care and positive practical parenting

Medication Management

  • Evaluation of needs

  • Collaborative treatment team approach includes parents

  • Appropriate medications for your child can be prescribed and monitored by our medical staff

Participating Schools

Click on the school name to see services offered, and click on team lead name to email directly.
School
Team Lead
Location
District

Team Lead: Tom Curran

Location: Evanston

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, The Character Effect™

Team Lead: Ashley Gray

Location: Cheviot

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Heaven Barger

Location: West End

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, The Character Effect™ (K - 12)

Team Lead: Alyssa Reiman

Location: Kings Mills

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, The Character Effect™

Team Lead: Amanda McDermott

Location: Corryville

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Taylor Marston

Location: Westwood

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Jordyn Calhoun

Location: Clifton

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Laura Thesing

Location: West End

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Amanda McDermott

Location: East Price Hill

Services Offered

Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Services Offered

Team Lead: Robert Johnson

Location: Mt. Washington

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Tera Lampe

Location: Groesbeck

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, The Character Effect™

Team Lead: Karen Zimmer

Location: Lower Price Hill

Services Offered

Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Stephanie Born

Location: East Walnut Hills

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Craig Dobson

Location: Mt. Washington

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, TThe Character Effect™

Team Lead: Leah Dickman

Location: Sayler Park

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Amanda McDermott

Location: Northside

Services Offered

Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Cheryl Riley

Location: St. Bernard

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Amanda McDermott

Location: East Walnut Hills

Services Offered

Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Team Lead: Amanda McDermott

Location: West End

Services Offered

Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Services Offered

Team Lead: Alyssa Reiman

Location: Kings Mills

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, The Character Effect™

Team Lead: Alyssa Reiman

Location: Kings Mills

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, The Character Effect™

Team Lead: Alyssa Reiman

Location: Kings Mills

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, The Character Effect™

Team Lead: Shalay Pitts

Location: Wilmington

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, Therapeutic Mentoring

Team Lead: Shalay Pitts

Location: Franklin City

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections, Therapeutic Mentoring, The Character Effect™

Services Offered

Therapy, Behavioral Health Support, Family Peer Support, Kinship Connections, Community Partner Connections

Legend

CPS: Cincinnati Public Schools

CISE: Catholic Inner-City Schools Education Fund

Kings: Kings Local School District

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The Character Effect™, a flexible, personalized social & emotional learning program that enhances the emotional IQ and improves the well-being of teachers and students alike.

Schools
District
Academy of World Languages
Cincinnati Public Schools
Anthony Wayne Elementary
Franklin
Arnett Elementary
Erlanger/Elsmere
Berry Intermediate School
Lebanon City Schools
Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy
Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy
Frederick Douglass Elementary
Cincinnati Public Schools
Miles Elementary
Erlanger/Elsmere
Hampton Bennett ECC
Franklin
Glendale Elementary
Princeton
Purcell Marian High School
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
South Lebanon Elementary School
Kings Local School District
Columbia Intermediate
Kings Local School District
George H. Gerke Elementary
Franklin
Howell Elementary
Erlanger/Elsmere
Hunter Elementary
Franklin
J.F. Burns Elementary
Kings Local School District
Kings Mills Elementary
Kings Local School District
KnILE Prep Academy
Our Lady of Grace
CISE
Pennyroyal Elementary
Franklin
Sands Montessori
Cincinnati Public Schools
Warren County Career Center
William C. Schenck Elementary
Franklin
Warren County Learning Center
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Thank you to our sponsors!

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Robert C. & Adele R. Schiff Family Foundation

The Harold C. Schott Foundation

The Landen Family Foundation

The Jeffrey & Jody Lazarow and Janie & Peter Schwartz

Family Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation

The Spaulding Foundation

Peter and Vicki Alpaugh

The Sutphin Family Foundation

The Patricia Kisker Foundation