Serving All Central Ohio School Districts






School Remedy Helps
Columbus Area Schools:

  • Provide intensive therapeutic services for students attending local school districts.
  • Increase their continuum of mental health supports for general and special education students who are not responding to conventional school-based mental health interventions.
  • Provide additional options in lieu of home instruction or sending students to more restrictive out of district placements.
  • Work with the child's IEP team to provide comprehensive therapy in the least restrictive environment.

Staff Support and Consulting

School Remedy recognizes that schools have a variety of mental health needs and that having additional support can mean better outcomes for students.

• Classroom/student observations.

• Consulting for specific behaviors in the school setting.

• In Service Presentations for Staff.


Intensive Therapeutic Support

• 24/7 Crisis support for family and student across all settings.

• Solution focused.

• Collaborative approach to student change.

• Master Level clinicians with years of experience.

• Clinicians are multi-dimensional and work in the school, home, and community settings with clients.

• Empirically validated therapeutic models and modalities.

• Parent support group.

Enhanced Self Contained  Programs

School Remedy clinicians are embedded into district self contained or alternative programs and offer intensive case management of specific students and extend the program's least restrictive environment to support students with more intensive needs.

• Increases effectiveness of existing district programs.

• Easily adjusts as student caseloads increase or decrease.

• Effective transition planning with intention of returning students to least restrictive environment.

• Enhances communication with the classroom/school team.

When to Use School Remedy:


When the IEP Team is:

• Recommending additional resources so a student may not need to be identified for special education services.

• Is looking to add additional mental health supports and resources to existing district programs.

• Struggling with school refusal issues.

• Considering an out of district placement.

• Considering additional support for a student with significant safety concerns such as sexualized behaviors, aggression, self-harm, or suicidal ideation.

• Is supporting a student returning from an out of district psychiatric placements.


Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Vol. 49, No. 10)

Percent of youth who meet criteria
for a mental disorder diagnosis

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