Helping Parents Support Their Child During the Treatment Process
While Bridgeway offers comprehensive services, no treatment plan is complete without the support of parents/guardians.
We want the youth who are referred to Bridgeway Services to become productive members of society, but we need the input, time, and commitment from parents/guardians to make that happen. Find out how you can help and when you should contact Bridgeway below. For additional information, please visit our Resource Center.
What Should I Be Doing?
Active participation from parents/guardians during the treatment process has many benefits. At times, it may feel like your child’s behavior is beyond your control, but this can be an opportunity to strengthen your relationship by working together to overcome a challenging situation. You can accomplish this by:
When Should I Contact Bridgeway?
If you encounter an emergency, like a dangerous or life-threatening situation, 911 should be your very first call. These issues might include (but are not limited to):
A probation worker will meet with parents/guardians and their child at least once per week if at home and once per month if the child is in residential placement outside the home. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact your probation worker during business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.). These issues might include (but are not limited to):