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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.  Play with 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 skill lessons, 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 3-5 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.