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1 Resources Promoting Wellness and Resiliency in Schools Kristina Crawford, NCSP, School Psychologist Chantilly High School E.J. Stapler, LPC, NCC, DCC, School Counselor Chantilly High School

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6 30% of students reported Depressive Symptoms Higher percentage of female students reported symptoms of depression, considering suicide, and actually attempting suicide than male students 6% point decrease since 2001 in students reporting Depressive Symptoms Fairfax County Youth Survey

7 School Counselors School Psychologists School Social Workers Available Mental Health Resources

8 1 School Counselor for every 250 students School Social Workers and School Psychologists are assigned to every school About 140 School Psychologists and 140 Social Workers Placement is determined on the size of the school and need of the student population Many School Psychologists and Social Workers coordinate their time to ensure at least one is available everyday if they service multiple schools Where Are We?

9 Mental Health services in the schools? Who Are We?

10 Master s degree or higher in School Counseling Meet state certification/licensure standards Completed graduate level coursework in the following topics: Human Growth and Development Counseling Theory Individual Counseling Group Counseling Social and Cultural Foundations Testing and Assessment Research and Program Evaluation Professional Orientation Career Development Who Am I?

11 Work with students to identify short and long-term academic, career, and personal-social goals Work with families and students to identify barriers to success and offer possible solutions Reinforce problem-solving and critical thinking skills Classroom lessons Differences between levels Elementary, Middle, and High School Counselors

12 Specialist-level degree program, or higher, in School Psychology Meet state certification/licensure standards Completed graduate level coursework in the following topics: Child Psychology Educational Psychology Counseling Psychology Special Education Research and Evaluation One-year Supervised Internship in a school setting Who Am I?

13 Supporting school-wide efforts to facilitate student progress toward measurable goals Conducting psychological evaluations to assess abilities, skills, emotional/social functioning and functional assessments of behavior Assist in removing social, emotional, and behavioral barriers to learning School Psychologists

14 Master s degree or higher in Social Work Meet state certification/licensure standards Completed graduate level coursework in the following topics: Social Work Practice Human Behavior Theory Social Policy Social and Economic Justice Research Agency-based field instruction Who Am I?

15 The vision of FCPS school social workers is to ensure that all students have the supports, services, and resources necessary to achieve academic and social emotional success at school, home, and within their communities. School Social Workers

16 Individual, Group and Family Consultation Homework completion Improve grades Increase time in class Improve attendance Improve social/emotional functioning Dropout prevention Responsive Services

17 Supporting teachers Problem-solving teams Provide school staff training Special education referrals Collaboration

18 Wellness/Stress-less week Depression screening Bullying intervention and prevention Youth Mental Health First Aid Mentoring Transition School-Wide Programs

19 Focus varies by school and grade level Classroom guidance, lunch group, groups School-Wide Programs

20 Individual counseling depression and suicide screening Postvention support Risk assessments Conflict resolution Crisis Counseling Services

21 Community agencies Hospitals Private clinicians Referrals

22 Professional Supervision and case consultation Private Providers Administrators/Teachers/Staff Parents Consultation

23 Individual meetings Update teachers Communication with families Contact with outside providers if a release is provided Continuity of service between public and private Case Management

24 Phone Conference Scheduling An Appointment

25 Assess learning environments and school climate Needs assessment Closing the achievement gap Collaborative teams School improvement plan Fairfax County Youth Survey Collecting and Using Data to Drive Programs

26 American School Counselor Association: https://www.schoolcounselor.org/ Fairfax Community Services Board: https://tinyurl.com/2uu2q7 Fairfax Partnership for Youth: https://tinyurl.com/m26ylwq National Association of School Psychologists: https://www.nasponline.org/ School Psychology Newsletters: https://tinyurl.com/lhflksk School Social Work Association of America: https://www.sswaa.org Youth Depression and Positive Mental Health: https://tinyurl.com/nelbfga Websites

27 Cowan, K. C., Vaillancourt, K., Rossen, E., & Pollitt, K. (2013). A Framework for safe and successful schools [Brief]. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. Sources

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