Manito Education Centers
Manito’s Education Centers provide a non-residential, community-based alternative for adolescents displaying behavior problems. Manito provides an integrated program of intensive therapeutic services combined with alternative education to include a holistic approach in addressing behavior problems.
Our centers follow a traditional school calendar and day. Manito is also an approved private provider of Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth Programs by the PA Department of Education.
PA-Act 48 Criteria for Placement in Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth Programs
The school based Alternative Education Services Program provides education for students in grades 7 through 12 who exhibit to a marked degree any or all of the following conditions:
Social Skills & Counseling
Instruction on pro-social skills is a core component of the program at Manito. We work towards skills mastery in communications, conflict resolution, problem solving and anger management. Adventure based activities are used to enhance self-concept, team development skills, cooperation, and trust.
Individual counseling is available to all students at Manito. Trained counselors assist students to improve self awareness and self understanding, set goals, explore new positive behaviors, and develop problem solving and decision making skills.
Family Therapy and Drug and Alcohol Counseling Services provided by Masters level therapists may also be available.
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