Student Services

Student Services Supports

Change can be stressful for everyone. One way to combat stress can be to offer support and consistency. We wanted to give you information about supports that we have in place for you and your child.  Below are the names of the Student Services staff who can provide support.

Contact information:

Mrs. Weathington, school counselor (8th and 7th),
email  buffy.weathington@bcsemail.org

Mr. Firley, school counselor (6th and 7th)
email carl.firley@bcsemail.org

Ms. Rhymer, school social worker,
email at autumn.rhymer@bcsemail.org

Josh Wells, Community Schools Coordinator,
Joshua.wells@bcsemail.org

Becky Baylor, MSW intern 
email at becky.baylor@unitedwayabc.org

 

You might want to reach out to us if….

  • ●Your child is anxious or worried
  • ●You need additional support with food, housing, clothing, or other resources
  • ●Your child is showing signs of distress beyond what seems normal

If your child has mental health needs that cannot wait or is a danger to themselves or others, please call 911, mobile crisis (888-573-1006) or go to your local emergency room.

Resources that might be helpful to you and your family during this time:

Call 211 - Community Resource for food, shelter, utilities etc….

 

https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus

 

 

ADDITIONAL REASONS TO CONTACT CDOMS STUDENT SERVICES STAFF

There are any number of reasons for children to seek out a counselor at school. The times that we live in can be difficult and stressful. Many personal and school related problems have a direct impact on a child’s ability to learn. School counselors and support staff provide a safe, confidential environment for all students. Some reasons to contact student support staff are:

  • School Problems

  • Academic Concerns

  • Home Problems

  • Family or friend issues

  • Bullying behavior

  • Medical Issues

  • Attendance Concerns

  • Career Choices

  • Assistance with school supplies, food, clothing and other needs

  • Tobacco/drug/alcohol use

  • Connection to community support services

  • Academic problems

  • Stress/Anxiety

  • Changes/transition

SUPPORT SERVICES OFFERED

  • Individual Counseling

  • Small Group Counseling

  • Classroom Guidance Lessons

  • Peer Mediation

  • Academic Counseling

  • Career Planning

  • Connecting Families to Community Resources

  • School Transitions

  • New Student Registration and Orientation

 



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