• STUDENT SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL
    MEETING AGENDAS

    OCTOBER 4, 2022

    • Student Services
      • Director of Student Services search update
      • Discipline
      • PBIS
      • MTSS Mental Health supports
      • Threat Assessment
      • Glade Run “other support”
    • Special Education
      • Emotional Support Program Review
      • Compliance Monitoring
      • Transition Services Coordinator Onboarding and Service
      • Availability
      • Inclusion Initiative
      • Include Me Meeting Outcome
    • Gifted Education
      • Program Review
      • Hanover Research Project
      • Screening procedures/criteria
    • School Counseling
      • Career Readiness
        • PDE Career Education and Work Standards: 95% in 21/22
        • Career lessons have started 3rd-11th.
          • 6 pieces of evidence by 5th grade
          • 6 pieces by 8th grade including Individual Career Plan
          • 8 pieces by 11th grade including 2 implementations
      • Counseling Orientations
      • School Counseling Advisory Council returning in spring ‘23
      • Post-Secondary Planning
        • Currently 45% of students have applied to at least one college (10/3)
        • PSATs are October 15th (open now to sophomores)
    • Health Services
      • Third annual drive-thru flu clinic provided to families on Saturday, September 9/24 - approximately 800 doses provided to families
      • Health screenings are occurring in all the buildings with the nurses currently (*hearing is done with the help of students from Duquesne    University Speech Language Program)
      • Very little COVID cases; Seeing various viral illness in the Health Offices
      • Education of staff starts this week (CPR/First-Aid-after school)
    • Student Assistance Program
    • The SAP Team is composed of a designated SAP Coordinator, building administrators, faculty members, school counselors, the school nurse, school psychologist, school social worker, and a SAP Behavioral Health Liaison from a county-approved SAP agency.
    • All SAP Team members must be trained and certified through the Commonwealth Approved Student Assistance Program.
    • SAP Team members do not diagnose, treat or refer directly to treatment.
    • Parents/guardians are invited and encouraged to be partners in all phases of the program. Their consent is required for SAP to be involved.
    • The Student Assistance Program serves as a link to valuable resources for students and families:
      • Behavioral Health Screenings: (Conducted by Behavioral Health Liaison from county SAP Provider)
        • Appraises the “whole child” in a conversation about home, school, social and interpersonal issues, sleeping and eating habits, symptoms of depression, anxiety and other emotional difficulties, as well the child’s strengths and positive personality traits.
      • School-Based Behavioral Health: (Performed by Outpatient Therapist from a Community Provider)
        • Students receive the same individualized outpatient treatment in the school setting that they would in clinical sites in the community.
      • Support Groups: (Co-facilitated by Prevention Specialist from county Prevention Provider)
        • Students attend psychoeducational support groups to gain a working knowledge of coping and problem-solving skills.
    • Next Steps
      • All items in today’s committee meeting align to the District’s comprehensive plan.
      • Executive Council is working with departments to prioritize our actions and develop action plans for work completion.
      • Priorities being worked on now may span over multiple years.

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