The Counseling and Wellness Team (School Counselors and Wellness Center) at North Tahoe High School is committed to the health and well-being of every student. Each student has access to numerous resources for Social and Emotional growth and development including their school counselor, the wellness center, the school psychologist and available referrals to outside agencies.
The ASCA National Standards for Student Academic, College & Career and Social/Emotional Development outline competencies that are the foundation for ASCA’s National Model. Student competencies define the knowledge, attitudes or skills students should obtain or demonstrate as a result of participating in a school counseling program.
A. Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.
B. Students will make decisions, set goals and take necessary action to achieve goals.
C. Students will understand safety and survival skills.
Various Resources:CRISIS TEXT LINEhttp://www.crisistextline.org/
Teenagers can text "Start" to 741-741. It is a 24/7 help line. This is the page with the info as well as other resources/numbers they can access:
Denise Pope’s efforts at Stanford:
CNN strategies for students and parents
USF research on students in AP/IB classes
Palo Alto Medical group advice for students:
CYBER-BULLYING INFORMATION:Please check out the new assistance available from Facebook and Safetyweb that is designed to help students and parents combat cyber-bullying. It should be a very helpful tool for the school community.
University of Cincinnati - Understanding Bullying Behavior (Thanks Hannah!)
It Gets Better Videos below:
It Gets Better: Google Employees Video
President Obama: It Gets Better Video
"It Gets Better" (Broadway Sings for the Trevor Project)
- Stand Anti-Bullying Group
- Great Tedx talk on Bullying
- Stop Bullying.Gov
- National PTA: Anti-Bullying
- Love is respect
- Love is not abuse
- Lindsay Ann Burke Memorial Fund
- Give Respect
- Teens against abuse
- Break the cycle
- Kid Power
- Safe Youth
- Katie Brown Educational Program
Parents should checkout these great websites: