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Mental Health Support Services

Services for Students with Mental Health Challenges

First Children’s school based mental health services are designed to partner with school districts in a wrap around, systemic approach to address the unique needs of the student body. Licensed mental health clinicians will work to identify and implement strategies through evidence based approaches, that would be implemented in different systems to improve the overall academic, social, and life domain functioning of the student population.

Services include, but not limited to: 

  • Assessment and referral
  • Crisis intervention and screening
  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Social skills development
  • Social and emotional learning programs
  • Professional development for school personnel
  • Parent education seminars and trainings

Additional services are determined after consultation with the school and team. First Children staff are able to address presenting mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideations, trauma, school refusal, substance abuse, and other identified needs that may pose a barrier for students.

in home instruction

Mental Health Services
for School Districts

A young student sits with her counselor at a table.

School Based Mental Health Counseling

Linzi with child

Mental Health Consultation

at home therapy

Specialized Home Instruction

Three female staff members stand next to each other wearing light blue FCS shirts. They are smiling.

Staffing Services

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Parent/Family Education and Training

Occupational therapist with child

Staff Training and Education

Transitions students at graduation.
A group of students sit in front of laptops at a round table. Their teacher is sitting next to them.

Transitions Program