Social Work & Counseling
Providing proactive and developmentally-appropriate programming that fosters social and emotional growth, development, and exploration for all studentsIn partnership with teachers, administrators, parents, and the community, the School Social Worker and Counselor advocates for and support all students to reach their full potential by developing their strengths and talents to face challenges to be collaborative lifelong learners in order to be self-directed and well-prepared to confidently pursue college and career opportunities in the 21st century.
The Four Major Components
Core SEL Curriculum and supports
- Indirect Student Services
- Individual Student Planning
These components make up the services provided to students, teachers, parents, staff and the community. Each component provides a framework of how the school social worker/counselor will reach the stakeholders in the school.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Need support now? If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available - call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org.
People who call or text the 988 number are connected to a trained counselor at a crisis center closest to them. If a local crisis center is too busy to respond right away, the call gets routed to one of 16 backup centers around the country.
More about the 988 crisis lifeline:
I Matter offers youth free therapy sessions
Colorado youth and their parents can visit IMatterColorado.org and YoImportoColorado.org to take a confidential online survey about their mental health and schedule sessions with a licensed behavioral health clinician.
The I Matter program provides up to six free mental health sessions with a licensed provider and is open to youth 18 years of age or younger, or 21 years of age or younger if receiving special education services. Per state law, youth 12 and older can consent to therapy. Parents of youth 11 and younger will need to take the survey and consent to services for their youth. Learn more on the I Matter website or at YoImportoColorado.org.