School-Based
Therapeutic Programs & Services

JPA provides individual and small-group therapy for children affected by trauma so they can express their emotions in a safe space and find ways to create positive, caring relationships with teachers and peers.

Throughout the 2021-2022 school year, JPA partnered with 18 schools in neighborhoods on the south and west sides of Chicago where violence and poverty are prevalent due to years of disinvestment and neglect.

School-Based Therapy Services:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Small Group
  • Parent Support
  • Drop-in & Crisis Counseling
  • Individual Therapy for caregivers

Therapy Outcomes

60%

of children in individual therapy, as rated by their teachers, make substantial progress throughout the school year.

of children receiving JPA Therapy saw positive improvements in their mood

78%

[The therapist] has always provided quality care and counseling the scholars, I appreciate her attentiveness and dependable connection – Teacher at Legacy Elementary 

School-Based Therapy Information

For more information, contact Alec Ross, Senior Director of Clinical Practices