Counseling Programs

Read: San Jose School Board Votes to Extend Police Contract Despite Pushback

San Jose School Board Votes to Extend Police Contract Despite Pushback

Protesters called for the reallocation of funds used for police services to student care services like counselors and social workers.

Read: Pajaro Valley USD Permanently Eliminates SRO Program

Pajaro Valley USD Permanently Eliminates SRO Program

A survey found many parents and teachers supported keeping the program while many students wanted to the district to take a hybrid approach.

Read: UPDATE: University of Minnesota to Limit Relationship with Minneapolis PD

UPDATE: University of Minnesota to Limit Relationship with Minneapolis PD

The death of George Floyd has prompted UMN to limit its ties to the city’s law enforcement agency. Ohio State students are also pressuring OSU to cut ties with Columbus PD.

Read: More SROs, Counselors and Social Workers to Be Assigned to Arizona Schools

More SROs, Counselors and Social Workers to Be Assigned to Arizona Schools

The state’s school safety program will fund 116 SROs, 148 school counselors and 118 social workers across 14 counties.

Read: Colleges Struggling to Keep Up with Student Mental Health Needs

Colleges Struggling to Keep Up with Student Mental Health Needs

The Associated Press gathered five years’ worth of data from 39 universities and find students receiving mental health treatment has grown by 35%.

Read: Providing Multi-Tiered Mental Health Support After a School Tragedy

Providing Multi-Tiered Mental Health Support After a School Tragedy

For schools that choose to bring in community mental health professionals following a tragedy, there are two critical factors that must be considered.

Read: Stoneman Douglas Students Protest Lack of Mental Health Support

Stoneman Douglas Students Protest Lack of Mental Health Support

While some students believe the school could be doing more, a crisis expert says the district has done all they can to facilitate their resources.

Read: Mental Health is a School Safety Priority for Texas Lawmakers

Mental Health is a School Safety Priority for Texas Lawmakers

Legislators have made the push towards improving mental health resources for Texas children in order to prevent mass shootings.

Read: ACLU: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff Is Harming Students

ACLU: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff Is Harming Students

The ACLU put together a report using data that suggests schools have too few healthcare professionals and too many police.

Read: Telemedicine: A Prescription for Campus Mental Health Services?

Telemedicine: A Prescription for Campus Mental Health Services?

Treatments provided over the Internet could be the solution to meeting the increased need for mental health services on college campuses.

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