No. SCB Connection, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that The Enrichment Program, to teach youth and young adults the essential skills of Conflict Management and Social Emotional Learning.
The Enrichment Program is suitable for both male and female youth and young adults from junior high school through college.
Yes! The Enrichment Program is flexible enough to be implemented in schools as an elective, after school program or in any capacity that best meets the needs of the school and students.
No. The core competencies of The Enrichment Program, Social Emotional Learning and Conflict Management, are necessary skills that all youth and young adults can benefit from learning. The program supports a wide variety of situations that youth may find themselves in such as: at-risk, socially challenged, academically inclined, youth that are being bullied and those that are doing the bullying, etc.
The Enrichment Program has been successfully implemented in several organizations/schools including in a juvenile detention center in Katy, Texas, an elementary school in Alvin ISD, Brazoria County Communities in Schools after school program in Pearland, Tx., a juvenile probation center in Houston, Texas and in communities around the DFW area.
Group instruction typically has 2-20 participants.
The Enrichment Program is comprised of a total of 40 lessons, each lesson focusing on learning the skills of Social Emotional Learning or Conflict Management. A few of the lessons include: Developing Social Awareness and Relationship Skills, Developing Personal Self-Awareness and Personal Self-Management and Managing Conflict/Making Responsible Decisions.
The length of the program depends on how it is implemented. Whether the program is implemented within a school or an organization, we will work to meet the requested needs and time frame. The program can be implemented in its entirety or any of the 40 lessons can be chosen for instruction. Individual instruction length depends on the need of the student. Our goal is flexibility. Additionally, parts of the program can be executed in 2 hour sessions. The Community Implementation (CI), is a rolling 5-month program that with sessions 1 day a week for 2 hours.
The program facilitator is trained in group facilitation and understands how to engage participants. Additionally, participants are encouraged to role-play and have an opportunity co-facilitate some of the lessons.
Yes, there is a fee associated with the Community Implementation of The Enrichment Program. The fee is $450 per month (discounts may apply).
There is no fee associated with the In-School Implementation.
We desire and need parent/guardian support! One of the best ways to support your participant is to discuss what he/she is learning throughout the program. Parents/guardians can access the lessons electronically via Google Docs.
SCB Connection, Inc. utilize one of two assessments. The first assessment is a standardized instrument titled The Social Emotional Learning Survey Form 1.0 (SELF Survey). The SELF Survey is an optimal evidence-based, normed tool for identifying behavioral, social and emotional deficiencies. The survey is comprised of one form. The second assessment is the Devereux Students Strengths Assessment (DESSA). The DESSA is a widely utilized standardized, strength-based measure of the social and emotional competencies of students. The assessment is multifaceted and is best utilized when The Enrichment Program is implemented in its entirety.
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