Mental Health Resource Night

Parent Engagement Committee

  • Megan McCullough, LSW, Ed.D
    WSSD Director of Student Services-Behavioral Health

    Kristin Dunning, MA
    SHHS School Counselor

    Susan Chaleby, MS, LPC
    SHHS Behavioral Health Counselor

    Lauren DeSanctis, M.S.Ed.
    Elementary School Counselor

    Ashley Yingst, LSW
    Elementary Behavioral Health Counselor

    Danielle Bertoni, MS
    SHMS School Counselor

    Eve Cannon, LPC, ATR-BC, NCC
    ESS Professional Development Trainer and Coach

    Jodi Larose
    WSSD Executive Administrative Assistant

Agenda

  • Auditorium
    6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Welcome parents and students! Please join the Parent Engagement Committee for our introductions and review of current initiatives.
    Please see the Behavioral Health Overview presentation shared by Dr. Megan McCullough here.

    Resource Tables
    6:30 p.m. - 6:40 p.m.
    Find pamphlets, brochures and flyers for some of the most recommended and respected mental health organizations in the community.

    Presentations
    Parent/Care Giver Sessions
    6:40 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. & 7:40 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Each session will be presented twice, so pick two sessions you’d like to attend. For descriptions, presenters and locations, please refer to session overviews.

    Student Session
    6:40 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    This is a one-time session for students in grades 8-12. For description, presenter, and location, please refer to session overviews.

    Light refreshments will be provided throughout the evening.

    For Download: Event Brochure and Presenters' Bios

Sessions

  • Nurturing Your Heart, Self-care for Teens (for students grades 8-12) ~ Diandra Kaufman, LCSW

  • Parenting with Positive Discipline ~ Jacqueline Bradley-Diver, MA, LBS, CAADC

  • Destigmatizing Mental Health ~ Matthew Coffman, MS, LPC & Vanessa Hari, MA, LPC

  • Substance Abuse Prevention ~Andrew Eiseman & Frank J. McCartney, DEA Agents

  • Supporting Adolescent Anxiety (Grades 6-12) ~Supriya Wiliamson, Ph.D & Jaci Zarabba, Psy.d

  • Helping Children Manage Anxiety (Grades K-5) ~ Amanda Chusid, PSY.D & Amy Young, PSY.D

  • Helping Children Develop Healthy Friendships ~ Lauren Desanctis, MS. ED. & Ashley Yingst, LSW