May 2020 - Counselor Newsletter

May 2020, Volume 3:  Issue 2

School Counselor News

Andrea Brooks, LCSW

Covid-19 Counseling Links:

Resources for Parents

 

Resources for Students

 

Click the links above for supportive resources.

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Ms. Andrea’s Office Hours:

 

Tuesday – Friday 11:00-11:30

A place to talk with Ms. Andrea and other students for social connection.

Click Link:  Office Hours

EMERGENCY Resources:

 

IF SOMEONE IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER CALL 9-1-1 or go to your nearest ER

 

Mobile Emergency Response:

Team(MERT): 800-952-2335

 

CRISIS Hotlines 24/7:

Suicide Prevention Hotline:

877-663-5433

 

Línea de Crisis Suicida Multilingüe:

831-458-5300

 

Crisis Text Line:  Text 741741 or go to https://www.crisistextline.org/

 

Disaster Distress Helpline:

800-985-5990 support for people affected by Covid-19

 

Trevor LGBTQ Lifeline:

866-488-7386

I hope that you are managing through this COVID-19 school closure. I know that this can be a challenging time, so I am sharing some important information and resources to support you and your family.

 

If you have questions about your child's mental health and would like to consult with Green Acres School Counselor, please complete the Counselor Communication Form - Click HerePlease note this form will be checked during school hours Tuesday through Friday from 8:00am to 3:00pm.  It may take up to 24 hours for the Counselor to respond.

 

We will get through this together!

 

Ms. Andrea

 

Andrea Brooks, LCSW

School Counselor

Mental Health Clinician

Green Acres Elementary School

Social Emotional:

 

Online activities:

Ms. Andrea's Social Emotional Links

 

Meet the Counselor, Ms. Andrea

Office Hours Link

 

Lunch Bunch opportunity:

Green Acres Counseling Request Form - Click Here.

 

 

 

 

Counseling Services Provided:

 

  • Individual Student Counseling
  • IEP counseling (parent/teacher referred)
  • Parent and teacher consultation
  • Skill building and support groups 
Ms. Andrea

How to Contact the Counselor for Non Emergencies:

 

Email abrooks@losd.ca

831-216-8893 (google voice/text)

 

  • I will try to respond within 24 hours during work hours on Tuesday through Friday.
  • Email is only for scheduling and cancelling appointments and sharing non-personal information for purposes of confidentiality.

About Counseling at Green Acres:

Green Acres is a special place!  I love my job and feel so lucky to be able to work with all the wonderful students and teachers.  I am a trained child therapist and am just ONE of the many school team members supporting our students. 

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