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Principal David Houck
1440 Sunrise Avenue
Modesto, CA 95350
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
209.574.1701

A.R.T.

A.R.T. stands for Aggression Replacement Training; this program has ben proven to assist youth in strengthening the life-skills areas of problem-solving, affective (emotional) control and in learning more positive skills needed to help them to be successful in their daily lives.

A.R.T. is a 3 part module: Skills streaming, Anger Control Trainings, & Moral Reasoning Modules. These three modules have cognitive, emotional & behavioral components which combine to create a greater effect on teaching youth new ways to respond. 

Why it works!

  • Skills streaming, Anger Control Trainings & Moral Reasoning Modules.
  • Engages youth to go beyond the survival mentality. 
  • Allows dialogue between youth and the facilitators to express ideas, beliefs and concerns.
  • Teaches Pro-Social skills that are encouraged to be applied at every opportunity.

Goals for A.R.T. Group members

  • Be able to deal with stress and anger in a pro-social manner
  • Reduce negative consequences by learning to effectively think ahead
  • Improve communication skills
  • Form positive relationships with peers and adult support persons 
  • Develop or improve communication skills