Cultivating the Development of the Whole Child
As solutions-oriented, servant leaders, the Department of Student Services provides prescriptive, ongoing support that is designed to meet the evolving needs of students. By building open communication pathways and growing supportive, meaningful relationships with students and families, services provided consider the needs of the “whole child”.
Student Services include Health Services, Mental Health, Psychological Services, School Counseling, and Social Work Services. Services are provided to meet students’ academic, physical, and social-emotional needs; and involve connecting students and families to the vast array of community agencies and resources available to further support students and families.
Student Services Departments
Health Services Staff are an integral part of the school, ensuring the mental, physical and emotional health and safety of students and staff.
School psychologists collaborate with parents, educators, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments.
School Counseling Services
School counselors foster the academic, career, and personal/social development of students so that they become productive and responsible citizens in a diverse and global community.
Social Work Services
School Social Work is a specialized area of practice within the field of the social work. School Social Workers bring unique knowledge and skills to the school setting.
Mental Health Team
The mental health team collaborates with Student Services staff to work with students and their families to support students' social, emotional, and behavioral health. Mental health services are offered upon request to assist students in need. Additional support includes but not limited to professional development for staff and school base personnel on mental health, social emotional learning, and suicide prevention. The team consults and partners with community agencies and providers to better serve students and their families and to assist district with any staff needs.
Social Emotional Learning Team
The Social Emotional Learning (SEL) department supports district SEL Tier 1 initiatives and collaborates with Student Services Staff, departments, and divisions to support schools and families. The SEL team works intentionally to implement systemic SEL policies and practices to support the needs of all students. The SEL team manages the development and delivery of districtwide SEL initiatives to provide research and evidence-based practices in schools that align with the district strategic plan. The team works to support the social, emotional, and academic development of all students.