Mental Health Services

Walton-Verona Schools

Mental Health and Social Emotional Learning Resources

The Walton-Verona School District is committed to the mental health and social emotional learning for all of our students. Please take some time to check out the resources below to support our staff, parents, and children.

Talking to Your Kids About COVID

Talking to your kids about COVID can be very difficult, especially with so much unknown.  Check out the links below for tips and ideas for having these conversations with your child.  

Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19
How to Talk to Your Anxious Child About the Coronavirus

How to Talk to Your Kids About the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mental Health Resources During COVID

As we remain in a state of uncertainty many communities across the country are experiencing a heightened level of fear, anxiety, and worry during these uncertain times. Parents, educators, youth development professionals, childcare providers, and others are looking for ways to help young people reduce, manage, and cope with the fears, worries and anxieties that might be provoked by this health crisis and continue to develop the social and emotional skills they will need for managing and coping with future life challenges. Check out the resources below for ideas on managing mental health during this time.  

https://education.ky.gov/curriculum/Pages/Comprehensive-School-Counseling.aspx
Covid- 19 SEL Resources
Covid-resources

COVID-19 SEL Supports
COVID-19 Resources: School Closures and Food Access
COVID-19 and At-Home Resources
Coronavirus
Supporting Families During COVID-19
SEL Resources for Parents, Educators & School Communities Related to COVID-19
https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/coronavirus-latest-updates#Disability_Issues_at_Work

NorthKey

We have partnered with NorthKey to provide school based services for the upcoming school year as a part of the multi-tiered systems of support for our students.  Below are links to more information about NorthKey .

General Information & Resources

School-Based Services

Staff

Please know that our staff is prepared to assist with other concerns or questions you might have regarding mental health and the social emotional learning of your child. Feel free to reach out to the staff listed below. 

District Psychologist, Chad Harrison: chad.harrison@wv.kyschools.us

Elementary School Counselor, Jessica Iles: jessica.iles@wv.kyschools.us 
Middle School Counselor, Brianna Miller: brianna.miller@wv.kyschools.us
High School Counselor, Sarah Hester: sarah.hester@wv.kyschools.us
Preschool Coordinator, Sinda Henson: sinda.henson@wv.kyschools.us




Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2016 West Corporation. All rights reserved.