Welcome to the School Counselor's Webpage!
Resources for Families in Need
Social & Emotional Resources for Students
Bedtime FM: Peace Out: Stories for calming down and relaxation.
Virtual Calming Room: A resource for students and families that supports mindfulness and meditation.
Dove Self-Esteem Project Calendar: This thirty-one day calendar is designed to help build body confidence and self-esteem by increasing student knowledge and skills related to health and wellness through the lens of body image and acceptance. Under the guidance of educators, parents, or adult caregivers, we encourage you to use this calendar as a tool to engage students in conversations about confidence and self-esteem as activities within their daily learning
- Aspen Parent Portal
- Access your child's academic data.
- ParenTeen Connect
- Parent Teen Connect is a free resource from the Committee for Children. It is designed by social-emotional learning experts as an at-home, family-engagement resource. This online experience is loaded with videos, resources, and useful advice to help teens and the adults in their lives address hot-button topics. The site complements the Second Step® Middle School Program both as a stand-alone parent resource and in connection with Middle School Program classroom activities.
- Character Lab
- Character Lab is a non profit organization that discovers and promotes conditions that promote children's social, emotional, academic and physical well being.
- The Family Dinner Project
- The Family Dinner Project, a nonprofit initiative started in 2010, champions family dinner as an opportunity for family members to connect with each other through food, fun and conversation about things that matter. Read more about The Family Dinner Project here.
- Center for Parent and Teen Communication
- CPTC offers practical, science-based strategies for strengthening family connections and building youth prepared to thrive.
- Child Mind
- The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
- Parent Support Centers
- The Parent Support Center works in collaboration with the CPS staff members across the district, including network chiefs and leadership, to ensure all CPS families have equitable access to high-quality services and resources.
- Centervention - Social Skills Resources for Parents
- According to research funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, social and emotional competence is one of the most important predictors of success in life. This site provides articles regarding social and emotional learning and resources to support your child's development of social skills.
- Kids for Peace - Uplifting Our World Through Love and Action
- This site offers many different activities for children and families to take part in during our current quarantine and throughout the year.
- Action for Happiness
- Action for Happiness is a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society.
- Coping Skills for Kids - Calming Anxiety
- Kid tested strategies used by child therapists for calming anxiety, including ideas to calm down, books to read and videos that can help.
- Coping Skills for Kids - Managing Anger
- Kid-friendly coping skills used to help manage anger, including safe ways to express anger, books to read and videos that can help.
Mental Health Resources
The mission of MSOM is to be a resource that helps you find wellness programs that leave you feeling informed, empowered and validated. This is a free resource that will connect you with various providers in many different areas of wellness.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1- 800-273-TALK (8255)
Text "HOME" from anywhere in the U.S. to 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis support from a trained Crisis Counselor.
NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
This MHA site provides resources and tools to support your mental health.
Mental health resources for parents and families (ie. videos, blogs, webinars, podcasts, quizzes, etc).
**Please don't hesitate to reach out. I am here to support you.**
High School Planning
GoCPS Resource Links:
High School Flyers and Materials:
Navinace for Middle School
Grief and Loss Resources