ASCA has many links for parents from how to connect with your child's school counselor to how to help your child overcome test anxiety.
The Clearfield Jefferson Mental Health Crisis hotline link provides a 24/7 hotline number to call for individuals experiencing a crisis, family members in crisis and additional mental health resources, including their task force website.
The Crisis Text Line provides free 24/7 access to a professional mental health counselor ready to listen, provide collaborative problem solving and additional mental health resources.
This link provides coping skills for how to stay calm for yourself and your children, learning at home, positive family engagement activities, as well as mental health resources during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Anti-Bullying and Student Wellness
This interactive website helps students find out how to stay safe and prevent bullying on the Internet and cell phone.
This link takes you to an informative website that provides various topics supporting our role as trauma informed counselors in supporting families with helping their child(ren) during traumatic events including how to help children prepare for and cope with such experiences.
Children can take a quiz, play games, and view webcasts to discover what to do to handle different bullying situations. There's information for parents too.
This website provides helpful information about how to deal with feelings, growing up, health, bullying, drugs and alcohol, and more.
Abuse Support for Students
The links below were suggested by our school counselors to help parents find trustworthy, authoritative information about child sexual abuse. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have questions about how to talk to your child about these issues.
Caring for kids, what parents need to know about sexual abuse
Recognizing and preventing child abuse and neglect
Resources for parents on child sexual abuse.
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is working to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault
Article about helping students deal with crises
The Women's Resource Center web site has lots of information and links
Article on Protecting Children from Sexual Assault from the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
American Academy of Pediatrics article on preventing child sexual abuse and signs of sexual abuse for parents.
Do you have reasonable suspicion that a child is in danger or being neglected? This link will take you to the PA online reporting portal. An account will need to be made in order to make this type of report.