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ADAPT

Overview

A multidimensional community wide evidence-based preschool early behavioral health screening, assessment, and therapeutic intervention program offered to parents and teachers by an on-site licensed clinical social worker (LCSW).

ADAPT Summary 2016-17

Total Population = 349
ADAPT Summary

Outcomes

  • 29% of children were identified “At-risk” compared to 4-12% nationally
  • 74% of families with children identified as “High risk” accepted therapeutic intervention
  • 60% of children who received ADAPT therapeutic intervention demonstrated clinical improvement

Success

On-site access to an LCSW fosters the foundation of trust between parents and teachers, proving ADAPT provides a cost-effective, affordable, and time efficient method to identify and address behavioral health issues in preschoolers.