Theresa Paplin School
The Theresa Paplin School is a non-diploma bound, New York State certified special education school that serves adolescents and young adults who are dually diagnosed with a serious emotional disturbance as well as a developmental disability. Students live at our Ottilie Residential Treatment Facility or attend as day students referred by New York City Department of Education school districts. The school teaches functional, academic and vocational skills based on each individual’s abilities.
The Theresa Paplin Summer Youth Employment Program provides entry level jobs in a variety of local businesses for student s in our Theresa Paplin School on the Ottilie campus. Participants experience real-world labor expectations, career instruction, financial literacy training, and social growth.
Who Can Benefit from this Program?
Students who are dual diagnosed (SED/IDD)
10 – 21 years of age
How to Access this Program or Service
Through the Pre-Admission Certification Committee (PACC) as a residential student or via the Central Based Support Team for Day Students
of children with complex behavioral health needs discharged from SCO's Bridges to Health program are successfully living at home and in the community, averting the need for more restrictive institutional care
4 out of 5
runaway or homeless youth leaving our transitional living programs are engaged in educational pursuits or gainful employment