Student Support

Youth First Inc. has the mission to strengthen youth and families through evidenced-based youthprograms that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success. Some of the prevention and intervention programs include but not limited to are Strengthening Families, School Social Workers, Reconnecting youth, Most of Us, Why Try, In It to Win It, Family Connection, Family Connections, etc. To learn more about these programs go to http://www.youthfirstinc.org.

A School Social Worker specializes in working together with the school, parents and teachers in a collaborative effort in order for students to be successful in school. Some common reasons for a School Social Worker referral might include; crisis intervention, supportive counseling, family interventions, connecting to community resources and other supportive services for our students and their families, in a confidential setting.
Strong bonds between students, their families and their school can be irreplaceable assets.

Be sure and contact your School Social Worker, Theresa Schneider at McGary at, (812) 476-3035 or email tschneider@youthfirstinc.org if you have any of the above mentioned needs, or have any questions.