Thatcher Brook Center offers high quality Career Planning Services. Career Planning, is also known as Discovering Personal Genius or D.P.G. "D.P.G. is a personalized way of identifying an individual's interests, skills and key vocational themes that help to shape a vocational profile and customized job/career development plan. Ultimately, DPG produces three overarching Vocational Themes and a clear picture of the work conditions necessary for individual career success, thereby refining job development and work site support facilitation. (http://www.griffinhammis.com/reliaslearning.html)
Our Holistic Approach
Serving the high school students of York County, Thatcher Brook Center provides tailored school-to-work services involving both pre-employment and discovering personal genius.
From living foods, to baking pastries that are good for the soul, we at Thatcher Brook Center enjoy applying a holistic approach towards life and social skills, as well as towards our fitness and cooking program activities. This is done through both engaging a healthy approach to fitness goals and by learning how best to incorporate living foods into daily routines. This allows the individual to express themselves in a positive manner, promoting continual growth. We offer free Holistic classes such as yoga, reiki, massage and essential oil therapy, meditation, and one on one health coaching throughout our weekly programs.
Thatcher Brook Center offers high quality Vocational Rehabilitation Services to individuals with disabilities wishing to enter the workplace for the first time or wishing to re-enter the workplace. We also provide school to work transition services and job coaching to those who are already employed or who have becoming employed through Vocational Rehabilitation services or through long term supports (medicaid). The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation in Maine is part of the Department of Labor and can be reached by calling 1-877-594-5627. For information on job coaching through Medicaid please contact your case manager. In some circumstances we also offer private pay services.
Thatcher Brook Center offers both a morning and afternoon community-based adult day program committed to offering the highest quality programming centered around our holistic approach and focused on teaching real life skills and social skills. Our clients design their own monthly calendars with a variety of community activities to pick from. Some of the activities our clients enjoy include Thai Chi, Adaptive Yoga, Reiki, Massage, Healthy cooking classes, Arts & Crafts, Special Olympics, Book Club, Drama Club, Performing Arts, Gardening, Hiking, American Sign Language, Dance, Wood Working, and much more! Our holistic approach offers our clients the opportunity to use and learn real life coping skills such as meditation and aromatherapy that they can use not only here at Thatcher Brook Center, but also at home and in the community.
Community-Based Morning & Afternoon Programs
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