Georgia Network for Education and Therapeutic Support

Mission

The Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support is dedicated to providing comprehensive, regional educational treatment services to students with severe emotional/behavior disorders and autism in order for them to become productive and contributing members of society.

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Contacts

 

GNETS Main Office:
    706-291-2625 

 

Director:
  Greg P. McElwee

Assistant Director:
  Amanda Oxford

Area Administrators: 
  Alicia Jones
  Amanda Aldridge
  Heather Hightower
  Jennifer Carpenter
  Michael Gray
  Sandra Sherfield
  Susan Webb

Psychologist:
  Andrea Riley

Support Staff: 
  
Keva Burchfield
  Sandra Boddie

Human Resources:
  
Pam Warren

 


Diagnostic Services

Diagnostic Services are available through the referral process. Assessments available through the program include:

  • Social History
  • Intellectual/Personality/Educational Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Consultation
  • This information is consolidated to form a comprehensive psychological evaluation

 

Consultation

Consultation includes counseling and program management in classrooms on a limited basis.

 


Service Delivery Model

Our service delivery model provides a variety of programs including the following:

  • Comprehensive Affective Learning Model
  • Aggression Replacement Training
  • Mindset
  • Employment Training Program (Floyd County)
  • System-wide Academic Curriculum

 

Parent Services

Parent Services are provided with the focus of each student's Individual Educational Program. Parent Services include:

  • Parent Planning Conferences
  • Parent Workshops
  • Agency Collaboration
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy

 


Referrals

Referrals are made through the Local School System by parents, schools, community, and private agencies.

Services are available for children ages birth through 21. Children birth through three years of age are provided services through consultation. Children four years through 21 years of age are provided services based on their needs.

To request services for a student, please fill out our Request for Services form.

 

Systems Served

The Northwest Georgia Educational Program serves 17 school systems throughout Northwest Georgia. There are 33 classes located within this area. Of these classes, 28 are located in regular school settings, and 5 classes are located in alternative settings.