Outpatient Behavioral Health Services

Outpatient Behavioral Health Services

Are you looking for comprehensive outpatient behavioral health services such as therapy, wraparound services, or diagnostic assessments? Watson offers all of these outpatient services for children up to age 21. Request an appointment today!

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Special Education Training & Consultation Services

Special Education Training & Consultation Services

Are you an educator looking to learn more about teaching students with special needs? Contact us today to learn more about our special education training and consultation services to districts and educators.

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December 23rd, 2019

Fundraiser Helps Students Work on Functional & Vocational Skills

Fundraiser Helps Students Work on Functional & Vocational Skills

At the Watson Institute, students with special needs learn academic and developmental skills to help them reach their individualized goals. Social and emotional learning are also important skill sets incorporated into students’ daily classroom activities. Feelings such as empathy, compassion, and generosity are taught by example through philanthropic activities. Students in Gabrielle Sikora’s Life Skills … Read More

October 10th, 2019

How to Find a Child Therapist

How to Find a Child Therapist

Finding the right resources for your child can be a challenge; especially if your child has complex medical or mental health needs. Here are some tips on finding the right therapist for your child, as well as how to navigate the confusing alphabet soup of medical acronyms.  The first step to identifying an appropriate therapist … Read More

October 9th, 2019

PBIS Program Helps Friendship Students RISE Up!

PBIS Program Helps Friendship Students RISE Up!

At the Watson Institute’s Friendship Academy, our team of educators and specialists help students with severe emotional and behavioral challenges achieve their goals, academically and developmentally. At the beginning of last school year, Friendship implemented a school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program to encourage the use of positive behavior interventions and set consistent … Read More

Watson Life Resources

Adding Structure to Reduce Problem Behaviors

Some children can become over-stimulated or agitated by their surroundings and benefit from increased structure and a controlled environment. This answer provides suggestions to help decrease your child's difficult behaviors by making some changes to the home environment.

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Replacement Behaviors: Vocal & Motor Self-Stimulation

Sometimes vocal and motor self-stimulatory behaviors can interfere with learning and community inclusion. Knowing the function(s) will determine your intervention as well as replacement behavior(s).

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