Riverside School – Needham Riverside Community Care

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Contact Information

Riverside Community Care
Contact: Doreen Shea, Education Administrator
Email Address: dshea@riversidecc.org
Phone: 781-433-0672

255 Highland Avenue Needham , MA 02494
Area Served: Central

Map Location Riverside School - Needham

Narrative

The Riverside School -Needham is a 766 approved therapeutic day school developed to meet the needs of adolescents in grades 6-12.  We specialize in educating teens with complex Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders and vaious secondary disorders and learning difficulties.  We offer a low student to teacher ratio with highly skilled educational and clinical professionals.  Along with a strong academic component based on each student’s individual strengths and needs, the Riverside School includes a unique group and individual therapeutic model based on best practices in the field.  Students are given guided learning opportunities and practical application of learned skills. We are here to provide a strong foundation of life and educational skills essential for being a successful and productive member of the community.  By providing a safe, supportive and structured educational setting, our students are able to:

-          Reach academic benchmarks 

-          Develop Coping SKills 

-          Stengthen Social and Communication Skills 

-          Experience success in a supported therapeutic academic environment

Service Types

  • Schools - Day

Program Type

  • Education

Populations Served

  • Behavior Disorder
  • Depression
  • Mental Illness

Ages Served

  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18

Accessibility Features

  • Elevators

Additional Information

  • Licensed By: DESE