• Psychological Services staff provide support to schools in a variety of ways including:

    Consultation with School Staff: Psychological Services staff frequently consult with teachers, school staff, and district staff to enhance student learning by: 

    • Identifying and resolving academic barriers to learning
    • Designing and implementing student progress monitoring systems
    • Designing and implementing academic and behavioral interventions
    • Supporting effective individualized instruction
    • Creating positive classroom environments
    • Motivating all students to engage in learning 

    Individual and Group Counseling: 

    Suicide Risk Assessments:

    Threat Assessments:

    Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Coaches - PBIS coaches provide on-going support to assigned schools by:

    • Consulting with PBIS teams and school staff
    • Meeting with school based administration
    • Attending trainings
    • Conducting evaluations of the PBIS process

    District Crisis Team Support: Members of the crisis team support schools in dealing with crises by providing a sense of confidence, control and security at a time of uncertainty, chaos, and emotional turmoil. Additionally, this team provides a process for helping students and staff cope emotionally with a crisis, maintain safety, determine needs, and identify support mechanisms.

    Staff Trainings: Psychological Services staff assist in training school staff on a variety of topics based on identified needs.

     

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