The school learning specialists, counselors and nurses work with teachers and parents to provide support for academic, social, and physical and emotional health needs.
Members of the support team work with specific students and teachers around learning issues. The team consists of the divisional learning specialists, the school nurse and the divisional school counselors. Students and/or families become involved with members of the team on a referral basis. Referrals are usually made by the school director.
A trained school counselor is available to students to discuss any adjustment issues. The school director, the dean of students, a teacher or a coach may refer students to the counselor. The counselor also will meet with students who are "walk-ins." In addition to individual sessions, the counselor may conduct transition groups throughout the academic year and other group sessions as needs arise.