Halifax Area School District Student Assistance Program
A Student Assistance Program consists of staff members, school nurse, guidance counselors, administrators, and agency liaisons. These individuals will act as a team to evaluate students referred to them to determine the level of risk.
It is anticipated that the Student Assistance Program will accomplish the following:
Students assessed to be at high risk shall be referred immediately to the County Mental Health Crisis Intervention Service or other appropriate counseling services.
Referrals may come from anyone:
In-service training of staff will be conducted to heighten awareness and understanding of the Student Assistance process and of students experiencing barriers in education.