What is C.O.A.S.T.?
The COAST Program (Creating Opportunities for Academic Success through Transition) at Duxbury High and Middle schools, assists students who are struggling with mental health and/or medical issues that are impacting their ability to consistently and successfully access academic curriculum.
The goal of the program is to transition students towards optimal school functioning by providing short-term therapeutic and academic support through collaborative school, home and community interventions.
How Can C.O.A.S.T. Help?
The COAST program will ideally serve as a resource for students, parents, families, teachers and administrators for identifying, developing and providing effective treatment interventions that support social/emotional and physiological wellness.
Services Provided by C.O.A.S.T.:Short-term individual counseling with clinical social worker.Individual treatment and academic goal planning.Therapeutic support services to students and families.Consultation with administration, teachers and appropriate staff members.Referral to community providers and treatment resources.Collaboration with community providers and resources.Advocacy and Psycho-education around social and emotional challenges.
If you are a parent or teacher and would like to discuss concerns you have about a current student, please contact guidance department directly to determine criteria and eligibility for referral.