Asset Building Program
The Asset Building Program is a resource made available to students in grades 1-8 enrolled in the Holy Trinity School Division. The program is used as an early intervention tool for students who are struggling with behaviors in the classroom setting. The program aims to support students as a whole class, as well as more intensive intervention with individual support. This is achieved by facilitating workshops, fostering positive relationships and enhancing self-respect and respect for others.
The Asset Building Program evaluates referrals for the program based on three levels:
A level 1 referral is a 1-1 out of school intervention at the program site. A referral comes from the Coordinator of Student Support and the school principal. The student would attend the program for 5 days. There is a strong focus on academics and works 1-1 with the Youth Worker to ensure homework is completed.
A level 2 referral is small group workshops. A referral comes from the Student Support Teacher within the school. A Youth Worker will come to the school and facilitate a 6-week small group program developed around the needs of the students in the group.
A level 3 referral is classroom presentations. A referral comes from the Student Support Teacher within the school. A Youth Worker will come into the classroom and facilitate a 6-week program developed around the needs of the classroom. For example, self-esteem or friendship skills.
The Youth Worker facilitates workshops corresponding with the needs of the student and works to build a positive relationship over the course of their stay in the program. Supports from the school are set in place when the student returns to schools to ensure a positive transition. The student also receives follow up support from the Youth Worker throughout the school year.
For more information regarding the program, contact:
Moose Jaw School Based Youth Worker
YMCA of Regina
Located in the Moose Jaw Early Years Family Resource Centre
(Formerly known as John Chisholm Alternate School)
1250 11th Ave NW
Moose Jaw, SK S6H 4L0