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The HAVEN Program

The HAVEN Mission

Hinsdale Area Vision for Emotional Needs (HAVEN) is a self-contained therapeutic program for students with emotional disabilities that is designed to provide a positive learning environment where students can develop:

  • Successful academic behaviors.   

  • Increased self-awareness and attentional control.

  • Reduced impulsivity.

  • Increased emotional regulation.

  • Improved interpersonal effectiveness.

District 86 will provide each student with an optimal learning experience that includes a structured, safe, engaging, and responsive environment with increased therapeutic support by a team of highly qualified individuals.

Matthew Swies

Matthew Swies

Special Education Teacher
Special Education