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Individuals eligible for training as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP), Educational Technicians, or Targeted Case Manager at all sites and locations. Qualifications ranging from high school diploma to bachelor’s level.

The Children’s Center began providing family support services in Skowhegan in 2011. Based on feedback from the community, the center expanded the location in 2013 to include an autism program, behavior, support program, special education services, the continuation of targeted case management, and caregiver education.

The Children’s Center in Skowhegan is an early intervention and preschool education setting. Each classroom focuses on all areas of development, including cognitive, language, communication, fine and large motor, activities of daily living, emotional growth, and sensory play.

Children learn through daily developmentally appropriate opportunities to explore, create, manipulate, and experiment. Progress will be monitored through daily observation and data collection to ensure each child’s success.

188 Madison Avenue
Suite 1A
Skowhegan, ME 04976
Phone: (207) 626-3497
Toll-Free: (800) 894-6264
Fax: (207) 474-0162

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Skowhegan Classrooms

The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Oak Room

This early intervention program has a highly structured curriculum with embedded preschool programming throughout the day. The model has a high teacher-to-student ratio so children can access adult supports to participate functionally within their preschool setting. Individual specialized instructors will work with each child towards obtaining their individual goals.

The individual specialized instructors use the principles of developmental psychology and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). Play-based, relationship-focused routines provide the context in which research-based techniques serve to foster learning and growth.

Pine Room

This early intervention program has a highly structured curriculum with embedded preschool programming throughout the day. The model has a high teacher-to-student ratio so children can access adult supports to participate functionally within their preschool setting. Individual specialized instructors will work with each child towards obtaining their individual goals.

They will monitor progress through daily observation and data collection to ensure each child’s success. Children also participate in ongoing skills assessment and measurement of goals and objectives. The early intervention program will provide children with the opportunity to experience a structure similar to public school.

The setting promotes the acquisition of increased independence, positive social skills, extended cognitive skills, and enhanced emotional regulation. The program focuses on increased independence to prepare children for a less restrictive environment and transition to kindergarten in a public school setting. Referrals may be directed to the Intake Coordinator at the Children’s Center at 207-626-3497.