Community Services

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Services for Schools

Summit Psychological Services provides experienced, competent services to schools in the following areas:

  • Consultation for programming for special needs students
  • Evidence-based interventions for students with behavioral/emotional challenges
  • Professional development for staff
  • Individual counseling for the more critical students
  • Thorough Psychoeducational assessment, including ADHD, Autism, Emotional Disturbance, Intelligence, and Learning disabilities

Dr. Rhyne has considerable experience in working with students with Selective Mutism and with providing consultative support to the teachers of Selectively Mute children.

For Parents & Families

Parent training courses typically encompass 8 weekly sessions, although adjustments can be made to tailor to the family’s specific needs.

Topics in training include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing Your Child’s Distruptive Behaviors
  • Raising a Child with ADHD
  • Helping Your Selectively Mute Child
  • Helping Your Child Deal with Trauma

Assessments

Psychological Assessment

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Behavioral Issues
  • ADHD
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (Including Asperger’s Disorder)
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Academic Assessment

  • Comprehensive Full and Individual Evaluations
  • Comprehensive IQ Assessment
  • Academic Achievement Assessment
  • Independent Educational Evaluations

Services to Children and Youth

Social Skills and Social Thinking: An 8-week course designed to teach social thinking and social skills to students with ADHD, PDD-NOS, High Functioning Autism, and Asperger’s Syndrome.

  • The course curriculum will cover lessons including:
  • Being part of a group and recognizing expectations
  • How our whole body and mind help us be part of a group
  • Self-awareness and self-monitoring our behavior in a group
  • Learning more about observing others
  • Figuring out what people mean by what they say

Courses run for 8 consecutive weeks. Each class is 60 minutes, and will build on skills learned during the prior week’s instruction. Parents will receive weekly handouts to help in transferring skills to home.