Student Resilience & Empowerment Center

Starr Commonwealth | Summit Pointe | Battle Creek Family YMCA | Participating Calhoun County Schools

Program Details

Starr Commonwealth in partnership with Summit Pointe, Battle Creek Family YMCA, and local school partners will be launching a new program. The program’s purpose is to create a dynamic environment for middle school students that fosters resilience and helps them develop confidence, positive self-esteem, and a growth mindset. The goal of the program is to match students with supports that allow them to develop and flourish.

The Student Resilience & Empowerment Center is a county-level program to help students improve their academic and social development. The program will be individualized to meet student needs. Below are general program highlights:

  • 6 week program (or more), 5 days a week, 2 1/2 hours per day
  • Includes transportation to and from school, as well as breakfast or lunch
  • No expense to the family, family participation opportunities, free membership to the Battle Creek Family YMCA

Matches students to a continuum of holistic supports and services (academic and behavioral health).

Provides behavioral health services that will support and improve students’ social and emotional skills.

Matches students to a continuum of holistic supports and services (academic and behavioral health).

Offers strength-based opportunities that allow students to see their own progress and builds their self-efficacy (growth mindset).

Offers, monitors, and proctors academic opportunities that will improve student academic engagement in school.

Makes more accessible individual and family behavioral health services to students as needed.