CHILD FIRST USA
A NEW WAY TO LEAD
CHILD FIRST USA Serving Our Nation's Most Vulnerable Youth
DROP-OUT RECOVERY PROGRAM..."A NATIONAL RE-ENROLLMENT STRATEGY"
Child First Drop-Out Recovery Program provides youth and their parents the tools and support to manage difficult situations. Child First shows youth how to develop constructive ways to cope with family, school and peer problems.
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COLLEGE DISCOVERY, ADMISSIONS & PLACEMENT WORKSHOPS
Black & Latino Male Development & Education
Having successfully run for 22 years a program for black male development and college preparation at Morehouse College in Atlanta Ga., CHILD FIRST is uniquely positioned to help young males understand the importance of and to develop stronger character and personal behavior as a means to more fulfilling future lives.
The process of choosing the right college can be an arduous and oft-times frustrating process. It does not have to be. The CHILD FIRST staff has over 50 years of combined experience in high school and college environments. Through group and full assembly presentations, one-on-one advisement, and parent, teacher, and counselor workshops, CHILD FIRST helps students and college choice influencers match student needs, talents, and abilities to colleges with the right academic, financial, social, cultural, and extracurricular.
College Admissions & Placement
Much like the process of choosing the right college, navigating the various application and admissions processes can be equally challenging. CHILD FIRST understands the landscape of higher education admissions and is uniquely positioned to help students to develop appropriate plans to get through the college admissions process with minimal anxiety.
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SUMMER OF PROMISE
The Summer of Promise Program is designed to provide an opportunity for dropout prone young men to receive the character-enhancing, academic, and personal support in order to persist in school, to receive the high school diploma, and to pursue opportunities for post-secondary education.
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COMMUNITY OF CARING
The Community of Caring Program is tested and proven program of school-based values education that is aimed at preventing academic failure and self-destructive behavior. Students learn to avoid risk-taking behavior through responsible decision making and thoughtful future planning as well as through the observation of caring and responsible behavior modeled by parents, teachers, school personnel and community leaders who are participating in the program. CHILD FIRST provides staffing that consists of Master level and Doctoral level staff members with extensive backgrounds in counseling to administer and assist students in the removal of social and emotional barriers to learning.
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