Behavioral Supports

    The SBJC Middle/High School prioritizes a safe and positive environment for all students, faculty, and staff. We achieve this through a multi-layered approach:

    • Experienced Staff: Our Behavioral Health Department is comprised of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), Behavior Specialists, School Counselors and Social Workers.
    • Applied Behavior Analysis: Teachers utilize proven techniques of Applied Behavior Analysis to address individual needs effectively.
    • Ongoing Training: Our BCBAs conduct ongoing, on-the-job trainings on ABA principles, equipping staff with the latest strategies.
    • Positive Reinforcement: The SBJC Rewards System is a school-wide program that acknowledges and rewards positive student behavior. This system encourages desired actions while fostering problem-solving and strategic thinking skills to prevent negative behavior.

    Related Services
    Our classrooms and teachers are supported by a full team of highly qualified related services specialists. Services to students are provided on site as per each student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP). Related Services include Speech/Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Counseling. These services are provided individually and in small groups in classrooms and in a consultative model.

    Family Services
    The South Bergen Jointure Commission prides itself on service to the families of the children in our schools. We greatly value and understand the need to work collaboratively in order to maximize the outcomes for the children on a daily basis. We encourage and provide:

    • On-going communication between home and school
    • Parent Visitation
    • Parent Training Sessions
    • Membership in Parent-Teacher Organization