Responsive services are designed to address the immediate needs and concerns of students where the needs/concerns interfere with their academic, career, and personal/social development. Responsive services are implemented via individual counseling, small group counseling, or crisis response and are available to all students.
NCSCA Responds to "13 Reasons Why"
The Netflix Series "13 Reasons Way" will release its second season Friday, May 18, 2018. This series portrays the ups and downs of teens in high school and brings to light the topics of sexual assault and teen suicide.
Below you will find links to resources for you to use as you work with the students and families in your school. Please remind parents that it is important for them to know what their children are watching and to have open dialogue about they see. The show provides few resources and many struggling students may need to support.
“13 Reasons Why”, the Netflix mini-series based on a novel by Jay Asher has garnered much discussion and concern from teens, parents and school counselors. As the popularity in this mini-series rises we want to provide you with resources to use when working with students and parents who have watched the mini-series or who have heard about it.The links below lead you to resources for you to use when working with students and to give to parents. Please share these resources with your colleagues and administration.
Talking points put together by the SAVE and JED Foundations:
An hour long webinar facilitated by Dr. Dan Reidenberg, Christy Olson, Pat Breux, and Jennifer Spiegler. The webinar is free and can be viewed by clicking here:
Read these considerations for educators created by the National Association of School Psychologists, including cautions about the show, guidance for educators, guidance for families, myths/facts about suicide, and additional resources:
Article by Common Sense Media, "5 Conversations to Have with Your Teens After
Teaching Teens to Lead:
Oops! The Gift of Mistakes and Failure: