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Mental Health / Counseling / School Safety Services

ESC Region 16's Mental Health, Counseling & School Safety Services offer expert assistance,information updates and high quality training to support counselors, and other school staff members designated to ensure the mental health and safety of the children in Region 16.

These include but are not limited to:

  • Abuse prevention and response
  • Bully, harassment, and dating violence prevention and response
  • Substance abuse prevention and response
  • Mental health support and Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
  • School safety, audits, and Emergency Operation Plans
  • Suicide and self-harm prevention and response
  • Grief counseling and crisis team support
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Robin Terry, M.Ed.
Counselor Mental Health Specialist
office: 806-677-5157  cell: 806-433-7005
robin.terry@esc16.net

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Mandy Abernethy, M.Ed.
Counselor Mental Health Specialist
office: 806-677-5144  cell: 806-681-1241
mandy.abernethy@esc16.net 

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  • School Counselor Recognition

    From the day to day tasks of school counseling, student schedules, crisis intervention, guidance lessons, academic advising, providing help with homelessness & necessities, and an overwhelming amount of other responsibilities; a School Counselor is typically behind the scenes making it all run smoothly.  This section is dedicated to recognizing across Region 16 and the state; the amazing School Counselors and the positive impact that you make on a child's life.  Encouraging and inspirational links will also be provided to appreciate and motivate School Counselors to keep doing your best work.

     

Presentations provided here are required within TEA Legislative Law

  • This workshop will provide best practices during a Suicide crisis situation; including, recognizing signs, symptoms, and interventions to help students and to prepare for students return to campus and/or serving students & campuses after a suicide death.

    Session #782612 - November 20,2020

    Suicide Prevention Intervention Postvention Participant Slides.pdf

Professional Development Registration is ready for Fall 2021.

Fall 2021 Workshop Schedule

Project Restore

We are providing a few One Page fliers to use with staff and parents as we begin a different school year:
     Anxiety during the COVID19 crisis
     COVID 19 and the Grief Process
     Depression during COVID19 crisis
     School Climate during COVID19 crisis
     COVID19 and Trauma

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