The Team: Led by Dr. Leora Orenbuch, School Psychologist, Caroline Casper LCSW, our Social Worker, and Tanya Levy, our Early Childhood Developmental Behavior Specialist .
Frequent Check ins: As different scenarios arise, Student Guidance frequently checks in for specific needs, whether through class talks or parent talks to address larger issues.
SEL Courses: Skills reinforced include social-awareness, self-awareness, inclusivity, and responsible decision-making, amongst other topics.
Referrals: If an issue arises that may require more consistent treatment, the Guidance team has built a comprehensive referral network as a resource for families.
Crisis intervention: The Guidance team helps ensure physical snd emotional safety.
Social Skills Group: Social skills groups are designed to help students engage appropriately with their peers and improve their relationships both in and out of school.
Conflict Resolution: Helps students express and work through issues that come up with peers and understand another person’s perspective to prevent future conflict.
Staff and Family Collaboration: The guidance team collaborates with students, teachers, administrators and families to provide the necessary social, behavioral or emotional support