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Counseling Services

Mental Health Check-in Request form (https://forms.gle/pNtQfcKZWw27aHNQ7_

 
Escalon Unified wants to ensure we stay connected with those who need us most.  If a student you know may benefit from a mental health check-in or conflict mediation support, please complete this form and our Student Services team can reach out.  This form should only be used for mental health referrals/ concerns.  Anyone can complete the form to suggest a mental health provider check-in with a student.  
 

Student Support Services Staff

 

Farmington Elementary

Andrea Wever-Gonzalez, School Psychologist 

(209) 886-5344

 

Collegeville Elementary

Andrea Wever-Gonzalez, School Psychologist  

Phone: (209) 941-2007 

 

Van Allen

Kelly Arrighi, School Psychologist  

Phone: (209) 838-2931

 

Testing

 

Dent Elementary

Alex Richardson, School Psychologist 

Phone: (209) 838-7031 

 
El Portal Middle School
Kelly Arrighi, School Psychologist 
Phone: (209) 838-7095
 
Mayra Manzo, School Counselor 
Phone: (209) 838-7095

 

Gateway Academy

Alex Richardson, School Psychologist                                Phone: (209) 838-7177

 

Escalon High/ Vista High School

Gianna Ginetti, School Psychologist       

(209) 691-9895

 

Phone: (209) 838-7073    

Gustavo Jimenez, School Counselor ext# 7111

Email: [email protected]

 

Geonna Peterson, School Counselor ext# 7113

Email: [email protected]

 

Rachel Strmiska, School Counselor      ext# 7116               

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Academic Counseling

El Portal Academic Counseling

Mayra Manzo, School Counselor is available for academic counseling as well.  To set up an appointment with Ms. Manzo regarding academic concerns please complete the following google form.  Feel free to visit her webpage: https://sites.google.com/escalonusd.org/mrs-manzo-office


EHS Academic Counseling

Escalon High counselors including Alina Swann, Teresa Stavrianoudakis, and Gustavo Jimenez can be reached by email to set up an appointment for academic support.  Please email your respective counselor to set up an appointment.

 

Gustavo Jimenez                 [email protected]

Geonna Peterson [email protected]

Rachel Strmiska [email protected]

 
Social Emotional Resources
 
For Students
 
Stress Management Resource for students in 5-12th grades
Crisis Hotlines
 
 
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
 
For Parents
 
Managing Anxiety Around COVID 19
https://www.rulerapproach.org/managing-anxiety-around-covid-19/

Talking to Children About Tragedies & Other News
https://www.rulerapproach.org/managing-anxiety-around-covid-19/

How to Talk To Kids About Coronavirus
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Talking-To-Children-About-Tragedies-and-Other-News-Events.aspx

Supporting Kids During COVID 19
https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/

Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During Corona Virus Crisis
https://childmind.org/article/supporting-teenagers-and-young-adults-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/

Working From Home With Kids During COVID 19
https://www.yalemedicine.org/stories/8-tips-work-at-home-with-kids-covid-19/

How Mindfulness Can Help During COVID-19
https://childmind.org/article/how-mindfulness-can-help-during-covid-19/

Helpful Apps for Kids
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PjISB7Gps9Xg3We3IHwxmAIpJpLJoZ5ywbg_77Txtpo/edit

Setting Up Rewards and Consequences
https://www.therapistaid.com/worksheets/rewards-punishments.pdf

SEL Parent Toolkit
http://www.parenttoolkit.com/topics/social-and-emotional/social-and-emotional-development

CASEL SEL Resources
https://casel.org/covid-resources/

Mindfulness Class Free Online -Mindful Schools
https://www.mindfulschools.org/free-online-mindfulness-class-for-kids/

Video: Elmo – Belly Breathe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mZbzDOpylA

Video: Mindful Schools-”Just Breathe”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVA2N6tX2cg

Video: Taking Care of Children During COVID 19
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fo8F_B2zfRA&feature=youtu.be

Video: Taking Care of Yourselves During COVID 19
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQL-23T1MFk&feature=youtu.be


For Educators