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BUILDING RESILIENCE – A Self Care Event For Parents!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
DINNER INCLUDED! You take care of your kids, but do you take care of yourself? Adolescence is a stressful time that provides unique parenting challenges. Taking care of yourself is a great way to help maintain a healthy family and role model resilience.The evening's panel discussion will give you some practical tips to take care of yourself and your family. The raffle and resource fair will give you tools and programs to implement your new skills. Click the link for more information  Building Resiliency flyer 17.pd

                        When:     Wednesday, May 25th
                        Time:      6:30-8:30PM
                        Location: MERK Building ground floor foyer
                                           1339 Commerce Avenue
                                            Longview WA 98632

Mental Health Support in Cowlitz County

                               
Behavioral Health Services (BHS) are available to Cowlitz County students seeking
mental health and substance use treatment through the Great Rivers Behavioral Health
Organizations Continuum of Care.  Click here for more information on the supports available to you! 

Kelso School District Counseling

                               Counseling Services

School counselors are essential to the success of students. School counselors at the secondary schools assist students to prepare for life after high school including college and career readiness, help with scheduling issues, work through academic issues, work with students on personal, peer and families issues and serve as a general resource. Elementary counselors support children by leading groups, working through barriers to learning and teaching kids appropriate social skills. School counselors also serve as 504 coordinators for their buildings.  Please contact your school to speak with your students school counselor.


 Mental Health Services

School counselors do not provide ongoing mental health services for students. The Kelso School district works in partnership with Lower Columbia Mental Health to provide limited in-school mental health counseling. Your family physician is a great resource when helping to obtain regular mental health counseling for your child.

If your child is already working with a mental health counselor outside of school it is often beneficial for the school to be aware of this and for the school counselor to be in contact with the students therapist, especially if there are issues the student is trying to address at school such as social anxiety and social skills. A release of information is needed for school counselors and outside therapists to discuss your child. Please click here to download the form.

 


Cowlitz County Support Services for Families!

Kelso School District • 601 Crawford Street • Kelso, WA 98626 • Phone: (360) 501-1900

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