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Wellness Services Program

Welcome to the South Whittier School District (SWSD) Wellness Services Program
 
*Please note this page is continually being updated*
 
Statement of Purpose
 
Our mission is to provide comprehensive, integrated and culturally sensitive school-based mental health services that support the social-emotional well being and academic success of SWSD students.
 
Program Overview
 
Our program is a collaborative effort between SWSD and local Universities. Services are provided throughout the academic school year by graduate Social Work Interns under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Our program focuses on providing a continuum of tiered supports with an emphasis on prevention early intervention. For students who present with more severe/chronic mental health symptoms, our program will provide support with linkage with our partnering community based mental health agencies.

Program Goals

1. To promote social and emotional wellness among students, families and staff.
2. To reduce barriers to learning.
3. To increase awareness of mental health.
4. To remove barriers preventing access to mental health services.

Services offered
Individual/Family Counseling
Group Counseling
Risk Assessments
Consultation with School Personnel
Linkage to Community Resources
Class Presentations
Brief Supportive Counseling
Parent Psychoeducation Classes
Staff Development