PGP therapists focus on developing individual strengths: to recognize inherent resilience, increase insight & knowledge, understanding & communication, through the creation of emotional & behavioral interventions and strategies to increase overall healthy functioning. All therapists are NJ-licensed LSW/LCSW or LAC/LPC.
Our BA's work closely with each youth & family, collaborating with their therapist to implement strategies to manage behavior, strengthen & develop concrete skills to support the youth at home, in school, and in the community.
Mentors focus on experiential activities to strengthen & develop confidence, social skills, expressive vocabulary, and independent living skills.
Mentors support youth and parents to successfully build linkages through positive interactions and connections at the Papa Ganache bakery and in their home communities: foundational skills, independent living skills & 'how to be an adult', socialization, job readiness, resource linkage, budgeting, exploration of interests, parent coaching.