Dreams can be realized with proper planning, support and action!

Meet the President/ Founder

MELRITA JOHNSON, LCSW

Melrita is the driving force behind the REFORM, Inc. program. Melrita is a native of Forrest City, AR, and is a 1995 graduate of Forrest City High School. Melrita enrolled in college at THE Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, GA. While matriculating, Melrita developed a love for Social Work. Transferring back to her home state of Arkansas, Melrita enrolled and graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor Degree in Social Work.

Learn More About Our Services

The Youth, Teen, and Young Adult Empowerment Summit 

aims to give youth and parents in conjunction with community partners across Arkansas the opportunity to reach beyond the breaking point and better their chances at reaching success by utilizing this program to begin their journey into a great beginning of the rest of their lives at becoming leaders.

REFORM, INC. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

REFORM, Inc. will consist an executive board and a youth advisory board. Male and female youths between the ages of 14 and 24 must complete an application process to participant in REFORM, Inc., programming and residential services. Upon acceptance, REFORM, Inc., will perform a needs assessment, to include various bio-psychosocial and youth assessment tools, to develop a holistically approach to assist the youth in succeeding. 

REFORM, INC. PROGRAM STRATEGY

REFORM, Inc. will address youth

using this 10-step model:

Assessment of Needs

 

Goal Setting (Solution-Focuses)

Consistency

 

 Regrouping when necessary

 

Adequate Supports

 

Self-Discipline Skills

 

Development/Preparedness

 Mentorship

 

Positive Experiences/Activities

 

Empowerment