Support Services Overview
The Department of Support Services is committed to supporting the educational achievement of all children. Each department within Support Services is designed to assist in creating a positive learning environment conducive to safe and academic growth, social and emotional development.
For a summary of the Support Services Department see the Support Services outline.
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The Social Emotional subcommittee of the Incident Command Team has developed a variety of strategies to support SUSD families and school community-building. Relevant professional development for SUSD teachers includes trauma- informed practices and self-care, with a focus on increasing protective factors to meet the social emotional needs of students.
Any student, parent of family needing social/emotional assistance is encouraged to contact Shannon Cronn, Support Services Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Karey Trusler, Social Worker, at email@example.com.
Additionally, you will find a list of community resources below:
- Teen Lifeline: Call 24/7 or Text 602-248-8336
- Crisis Text Line: Text “Home” to 742741
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
- Crisis Response Network: 602-222-9444
- Scottsdale Police Crisis Team: 480-312-5055
- The Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990 or Text TalkWithUs to 66746
- National Parent Helpline: 1-855-4-A-PARENT (1-855-427-2736)
- Vista Del Camino (City of Scottsdale Food Bank): 480-312-2323
- UMOM: https://umom.org/find-help/
- Family Housing Hub: 602-595-8700
- Youth Resource Center (For People Aged 18-24 Years Old): 480-868-7527
- Arizona 211: Call 2-1-1 or visit https://211arizona.org/
- Arizona Food Bank Network: www.azfoodbanks.org
- Find Help Phoenix: www.findhelpphx.org or www.encuentraayudaphx.org
Parents as Partners
- Informative brochures from the Arizona Governor's Office of Youth, Faith & Family:
- Supporting Children’s Mental Health: Tips for Parents and Educators
- Building Resiliency: Helping Children Learn to Weather Tough Times
- What to Do if You Suspect Your Child is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol
- Vapes and E-cigarettes – Their Appeal and Your Approach
- More Information & Resources (AZ.gov)