Counseling, Psychological and Social Services

Resources

Office of Career, Counseling and Support Services
The Mississippi School Counseling Model, as well as resources dealing with tragedy and preventing school violence can be found at this site.

Office of Safe and Orderly Schools
Resources that include Psychological First Aid for Schools. Students and Teachers, Behavioral Management and more can be found on the Office of Safe and Orderly Schools website.

Mississippi Department of Mental Health
The Mississippi Department of Mental Health’s website provides Information concerning the Shatter the Silence, suicide-prevention program.

SAMHSA
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) website provides resources for the prevention of substance abuse and mental illness, assisting military families, families facing tragedy, trauma and more.

Counselor's Room is a FREE website which has organized classroom guidance lesson plans, therapeutic games, and group activities for school counselors to download.  All of the resources are hands-on activities as opposed to worksheets, and follow the ASCA model. There is NO FEE to join and NO FEE to download any of the resources.

School Health Index (SHI) - The SHI is a self-assessment and planning tool that schools can use to improve their health and safety policies and programs. It's easy to use and completely confidential.

"Children in Change" Curriculum - free guide for helping kids deal with change and upsetting events in their lives.

Office of Healthy Schools     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-1737     Fax: (601) 576-1417
 

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