school_318-615911Safety Assessments

Youth Services has a presence at several local schools including Glenbrook South, Glenbrook North, Loyola Academy, Niles West, and Niles North by providing on-site safety assessments for students exhibiting at-risk behaviors or potential suicidal ideation. In every case, parents are notified of the situation and at least three referrals are given for longer term care.

 

aiga_first_aid_bg-5121Crisis Response

A Youth Services’ clinical staff member is on call at all times and responds to any crisis including child abuse, runaways, accidental deaths, suicides, and other crisis situations. Youth Services is also part of the local crisis response team, collaborating with schools, police, and other local agencies to address any crisis that may arise.