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RAINBOW

RAINBOW PROGRAM

The Rainbow Program is a research based early intervention program aimed at the following objectives:

   Helping students get a good start in school

   Developing and enhancing social skills

   Fostering healthy self-concept

   Improving school adjustment

   Developing leadership skills

   Assisting with life transitions

 

The Rainbow Program is available at all of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Elementary School Sites.  Para-professionals are trained and staffed to work with students in the program.  Each week the para-professionals meet with a School Psychologist for consultation on the students in the program. 

The Rainbow Program offers the following individualized and social skills programs:

     PIP Program (Primary Intervention Program)

   1 to 1 attention from a trained paraprofessional in non-directive play sessions for grades TK-5

   30 minutes a week in activity room for 12 weeks

   Non-directive play with choices of a variety of activities such as games, art, and crafts

   Ideal for students who may be going through transitions (divorce, illness, death, family relocations, and other stressful changes)

     Second Step 

   Small groups of 2 to 4 students, grades TK-5 who meet weekly for 12 weeks

   45 minutes per week in activity room - structured Second Step social skills lesson, then a supervised 10 - 15 minute free choice play time

   Units on Empathy, Problem Solving, Emotion Management, and Skills for Learning (focusing attention, listening, and staying on task)

Steps to Respect

   Small groups of 2 to 5 students, grade 3-5 who meet weekly for 15 weeks

   45 minutes per week in activity room –social skills lesson, then a supervised 10 - 15 minute free choice play time

   Literature based social skills curriculum for 3rd – 5th graders

PALS

   Small groups of 2 to 4 students, grades TK-3 who meet weekly for 12 weeks

   45 minutes per week in activity room - friendship lesson, then a supervised 10 - 15 minute free choice play time

   PALS focuses on building and maintaining friendships

 

 

Twin Creeks Rainbow Coordinator, Kathy Roebuck / kroebuck@srvusd.net 

District Coordinator for the program is Renee Nickerson (rnickerson@srvusd.net