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Mental Health & Wellness Center
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The Mental Health and Wellness (MH&W) Center is staffed by a School Mental Health and Wellness Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health and Wellness Interns, Community Based Organizations and works collaboratively with staff at the school site and District office.  

If you have a student that requires immediate attention, please call 9-1-1 immediately then contact a school administrator.

When should I refer a student to the Mental Health & Wellness Center?
A student should be referred to the Student Support Center when the student shows signs of social and/or emotional difficulties, which are interfering with the student’s success at school.
 
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How To Make A Referral
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Click here to submit a referral. Referrals are prioritized by urgency.

Other referrals may be waitlisted. Referrals can also be made in person with a walk-in form located at the Mental Health & Wellness Center located in attendance office (yellow 2-level building).

IMPORTANT NOTE: If a student is in imminent danger or risk of harming themselves or others, DO NOT submit a referral. If during school hours, find an administrator or other adult right away, or contact an administrator at (408) 347-7174. If after school hours, contact 911 or EMQ Mobile Crisis Unit at (408) 379-9085.

MH&W Center provides a number of free and confidential* services and supports to the school community including:

  • Crisis intervention, educationally related mental health counseling services, support, and case management.
  • Building trusting relationships with students, families, and school personnel.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of student and family.
  • Home visits to understand and address barriers to learning.
  • Linking students and families with school and community resources.

Family Support

  • Collaborating with all school personnel to assess students’ social/emotional obstacles to academic success.
  • Assist teachers and administrators in developing plans to help students with academic and behavior problems.
  • Develop/facilitate/coordinate wellness prevention and intervention programs and activities.

**Some services may require parental consent.

Issues that May Prompt a Student Support Services Referral:

  • Mental health issues (stress, depression, anxiety, etc.)
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Abuse or neglect
  • Lack of basic needs/homelessness
  • Pregnancy, teen parent needs
  • Change in academic performance
  • Chronic attendance or tardiness issues
  • Gang affiliations
  • Coping or social skills deficits
  • Facilitation of school-home-community communication
  • Student advocacy
  • Referral, monitoring, collaboration to and with community agencies
  • Staff support and/or development
  • Substance Abuse

When should I refer a student to Student Support Services?

A student should be referred to the Student Support Center when the student shows signs of social and/or emotional difficulties, which are interfering with the student’s success at school.

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Mandated ReportersTop of Page

Individuals designated as mandatory reporters typically have frequent contact with children. Such individuals may include:

  • Social workers
  • Teachers and other school personnel
  • Physicians and other health-care workers
  • Mental health professionals
  • Child care providers
  • Medical examiners or coroners
  • Law enforcement officers