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School Resilience Program


215 Halls Hill Rd (JJIS Rear Entrance)

Colchester, CT 06415

Phone: (860) 537-3103

Cell Phone: (860) 937-3789


Five percent of all school-age children miss school due to an anxiety-related disorder every day. Children who exhibit school refusal behaviors often do so to avoid or escape anxiety provoking situations; still others refuse to attend school to pursue attention from significant others or to seek out tangible reinforcers. Colchester’s School Resilience Program addresses the unique academic, social, and emotional needs of students with anxiety disorders by providing in-home and school-based academic and clinical supports for students and their families.

Academic Services:

Clinical Services:

  • Project-based, individual and small group instruction
  • Transitional planning, programming, and service learning projects
  • Community-based adult mentors
  • Community field trips
  • Online elective courses
  • Weekly clinical and psychoeducational groups
  • Weekly individual counseling
  • Monthly parent support group
  • Individualized school reentry plans
  • Animal-assisted social skills training
  • Bi-weekly parent support group
















District Calendar

    • MonMar19 WJ Track begins
    • WedMar21 WJ Zeta meets w/Mr. Sefchik/BA re: Course Selections

Website Accessibility: The Colchester Public School District is committed to making our website content accessible to all members of the public, including those with disabilities. If assistance is needed in accessing material on any of the CPS website pages, please contact Dawn Shea at 860-537-7267.

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