CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENT

CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENT

 
General Information
Description of ServiceOffers an alternative secondary-level and young adult program to students between the ages of 14 and 21 who are emotionally, behaviorally or developmentally disabled to a mild/moderate degree. The program has three distinct components a Modified High School Program, Skills Enrichment Program and the Nassau Education and Treatment Program (NET). Each program component offers students a curriculum designed to develop individual strengths and to address individual needs of the students. The Modified High School Program is designed to meet the learning and behavioral needs of students with varying abilities. The curriculum balances transitional and prevocational skills training, functional academics and New York State Common Core Learning standards Instruction is aligned to the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards and leads to a Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential (SACC). The Skills Enrichment Program offers a daily living skills curriculum with a functional academic base to develop job skills. Instruction is aligned to the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards and leads to a Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential (SACC). Students participate in non-paid internships at public and non-profit facilities and agencies, such as hospitals, offices, parks and small businesses supervised by Nassau BOCES staff and on-site personnel to learn a variety of entry level skills. The Nassau Education and Treatment (NET) Program is a collaborative effort between Nassau BOCES, Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Hospital (Phase I) and North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center (Phase II) and is designed to meet the therapeutic, medical and learning needs for students diagnosed with various psychiatric disorders. The instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Students are given the opportunity to earn a New York State Regents diploma or other state approved high school diploma. Students also have the opportunity of earning college credits through a partnership with S.U.N.Y Farmingdale State College. CCA’s behavior support program encourages positive choices, recognizes student achievement and supports the school mission to provide specially designed instruction to meet the social-emotional, academic, behavioral and transitional needs of students. Through a collaborative process among students, staff, families, school districts and outside agencies, CCA maintains a safe and supportive learning community enabling students to become productive, functional and independent members of society. Call for detailed information for each program.
LocationNassau
Geographical AreaWantagh, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Chris Korolczuk
Contact's Position Principal
Contact's Phone (516)396-2900
Contact's Email ckorolczuk@nasboces.org
Physical Site Address 1 Center for Community Adjustment
Physical Site Address 2 2850 North Jerusalem Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wantagh, NY 11793
Mailing Address 1 2850 North Jerusalem Road
Mailing City, State, Zip Wantagh, NY 11793
Mail Attention To Center for Community Adjustment
Main Phone (516)396-2900
Fax (516) 396-2990
Web Address www.nassauboces.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJun19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Affiliated Program: CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENT
This Service: CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENT
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Alternative Education (HD-0500)
At Risk Youth (YJ-0500.0500)
Career Development (ND-2000.1500)
Developmental Disabilities (YF-1800)
Dropout Prevention (HH-1600.1600)
Independent Living Skills Instruction (LR-3200)
Special Education (HH-8000)
Students With Disabilities (YG-8000.8000)
Vocational Centers (HH-9000.8750)