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Mental Health and School Counseling

Counseling, Psychological, and Social Services: are provided to assess and improve the mental, emotional, and social health of every student. All students receive these services, including developmental classroom guidance activities and preventative educational programs, in an effort to enhance and promote academic, personal, and social growth. Students who may have special needs are served through the administration and interpretation of psychometric and psycho-educational tests, observational assessments, individual and group counseling sessions, crisis intervention for emergency mental health needs, family/home consultation, and/or referrals to outside community-based agencies when appropriate. The professional skills of counselors, psychologists, and social workers, along with school health nurses, are utilized to provide coordinated "wrap around" services that contribute to the mental, emotional, and social health of students, their families and the school environment. Qualified professionals such as school and community counselors, school and community psychologists, school health nurses, social workers, and qualified staff from community agencies provide these services. 

Additional Pages:

ACEs - Building Strong Brains Tennessee
https://www.tn.gov/tccy/ace/tccy-ace-building-strong-brains.html

A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope - Tips for Parents and Teachers
http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/terror_general.aspx

Discussing Hate and Violence with Your Children 
http://www.pta.org/content.cfm?ItemNumber=985

Helping Your Children Manage Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting 
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/aftermath.aspx

Talking to Children about Disasters 
http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/children-and-disasters/Pages/Talking-to-Children-About-Disasters.aspx

Tips for Teachers and Parents Following School and Community Violence 
MSMHAparentscrisismanagement.pdf 

Creating a Classroom that Flows

ACS News & Events

Grand Oaks Elementary - Christmas Program

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Posted Date:
12/07/2022
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Anderson County High School - Christmas Choir Concert

Anderson County High School - Christmas Choir Concert
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Posted Date:
12/07/2022
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Norris Middle School - Winter Band Concert

Norris Middle School - Winter Band Concert
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Posted Date:
12/07/2022
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First Annual JROTC Appreciation Event

First Annual JROTC Appreciation Event
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Posted Date:
12/06/2022
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Anderson County wins first-ever state championship, beating Pearl Cohn 34-30 (WBIR)

Anderson County wins first-ever state championship, beating Pearl Cohn 34-30 (WBIR)
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Posted Date:
12/05/2022
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