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RENEW

RENEW Map on History

RENEW (Rehabilitation for Empowerment, Natural Supports, Education, and Work) is a structured school-to-career transition planning and individualized wraparound process for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. Developed in 1996 by staff at the Institute on Disability (IOD), RENEW is being provided to youth by schools, community mental health centers, community-based providers, and IOD staff members. The model focuses on supporting youth to design and pursue a plan for the transition from school to adult life. RENEW has substantially increased the high school completion, employment, and postsecondary education participation rates among our most vulnerable youth.

RENEW Map GoalsThe mission of the Tier 2/3 interventions team is to plan out goals for the team, develop the systems and supports, evaluate the fidelity of the supports on an ongoing basis, and communicate the progress of the team and the supports to all staff members.

Phases of RENEW

General Resources

RENEW Process Checklist

Facilitator PD Needs

RENEW Integrity Tool (RIT)

RENEW Best Practices

National RENEW Facebook Page (also a link to a private room for RENEW students)

PBIS Tier 3 Entrance Criteria

Phase 1: Engagement and Team Preparation

Required

Passive Consent  (Spanish)

Roles and Responsibilities Agreement  (Spanish)

Youth/Action Group Plan  (example)

Optional

Strengths, Needs Checklist

Student Disposition Checklist

Credit Gap Analysis

What’s on My Transcript Tool

My 5-Year Plan Template

RENEW Youth Portfolio

Motivational Interviewing

Letter to Teacher about RENEW

Brainstorm Wheel (step-by-step directions)

Home School Community Progress Tool

Video of MPS Student Mapping "Who Am I?"

RENEW Explanation for Student

Preferences Maps PPT

Youth Feedback Form

Phase 2: Initial Team Development

Required

Youth/Action Group Plan  (example)

Optional

First Team Meeting Example Agenda

Indicator 13 Checklist

Quick Self-Assessment Action Plan

Resource Triangle

Resource Mapping Tool

Sample Resource Mapping Tool

District Resources for Transition and College and Career Readiness

PBIS Tier 3 - Volunteer Resource Development

Extending Invitations

RENEW Team Meeting Prep

Youth Feedback Form

Phase 3: Implementation

Required

Youth/Action Group Plan  (example)

Optional

Career Research Worksheet Tool

Informational Interview Tool

What Is a Resume Tool

MPS Guide to Community Resources

RENEW Home School Community Tool

Youth Feedback Form

Phase 4: Preparation for Exit from RENEW

Required

Youth/Action Group Plan  (example)

MPS Examples

A new action plan is created at each meeting. A separate "goals and next steps" is created for each student's goal, and the same sheet is used until the goal is reached.

Optional:

Youth Feedback Form

Additional Resources

Progress Monitoring

Just like any other intervention you implement, RENEW must be progress monitored to see whether it is effective. Here are some suggestions as to how this progress monitoring could look in your school. Feel free to adjust to fit the needs of your student within your school. Progress monitoring should occur weekly or biweekly, and it needs to capture more than just a student’s ODR and suspension data.

RENEW Weekly Rubric

RENEW Multi-Rater Example

RENEW Home School Community Progress Tool

Home School Community Tool Example

Tier 3 DPR Secondary

Infinite Campus Help Guide

Student Self-Monitoring

Crisis Plans

Implementing behavior interventions at Tiers 2 and 3 sometimes requires staff to ensure that there is a plan in place for addressing crisis behaviors with students while ensuring safety and dignity for all. Administrators, the building intervention team, and support staff who are planning and implementing behavior interventions may use this Student Safety/Crisis Plan template to create an individualized safety/crisis plan.

This plan may be incorporated into the student action plan for Educational Wraparound or youth/action group plan for RENEW. The behavior assessment/intervention plan (BAIP) can also be supported with a safety/crisis plan. A plan can also be created to provide support to student and staff during the assessment phases of the FBA/BIP, RENEW, or wraparound.

Creating Crisis/Safety Plans is a PowerPoint that reviews the suggested procedures. Please feel free to use it for professional development.

University of New Hampshire RENEW Resources

RENEW Website

Who Cares about Kelsey Mini-Films

MPS Examples

MPS Student Interview on RENEW (WCLL, 2015)

MPS Student Speaking at RENEW Training (JamesJaylee / James and Jaylee taking questions)

MPS Student Interview on RENEW (Washington High School, 2013)

Graphic Facilitation Resources

Loose Tooth

YouTube Video - 7 Elements of Graphic Facilitation

 

Summer Resources

Creating Summer Goals Map

Tier 3 Support Contacts

Jane Audette
School Social Worker
Phone: 414-475-8117
Email:  audettj@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Shashina Robinson
School Psychologist
Phone:  414-475-8118 
Email:  robinss1@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Contacts

Student Performance and Improvement Director:

Dr. Melanie Stewart
Phone: 414-475-8751
Email: stewarmr@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

 

RtI/PBIS Supervisor:

Jon Jagemann
Phone: 414-475-8645 
Email: jagemaj@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

All contacts

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