PUSD Student Wellbeing

Support & Resources

PUSD STUDENT WELLBEING TEAM:

Student Wellbeing Director jessica.stickel@prescottschools.com

  • (928) 445-2322 ext 105

  • Office Hours for Community/Parent Meetings are by appointment on Tuesdays.


Prescott High School -

  • Mental Health Therapist

    • sarah.munigle@prescottschools.com

  • Student Wellbeing Coach/School Counselor

  • School Counselor

    • crystal.ontiveros@prescottschools.com

  • Academic Advisors

    • robert.swan@prescottschools.com (Lead)

    • meghan.anderson@prescottschools.com

    • kelcie.reece@prescottschools.com


Mile High Middle School


Granite Mountain Middle School

  • Mental Health Therapist

    • karissa.bruce@prescottschools.com

  • Student Support Counselor

  • Character Coach

    • Sherri.root@prescottschools.com


Taylor Hicks Elementary


Lincoln Elementary


Abia Judd Elementary


TIER SYSTEM DELIVERY AND CREDENTIALS:

  • TIER 3

    • Mental Health Counselors: (Masters +)

  • TIER 2

    • School Counselors: (Masters +)

    • Academic Advisors: (Masters +)

  • TIER 1

    • Character Coaches: (Associates-Bachelors +)


Additional Student Wellbeing Team Certifications:

      • Handle with Care

      • Capturing Kids Heart/Process Champions

      • Postvention PrePare Model

      • Mental Health Awareness

      • Mental Health First Aid

      • Behavior Intervention

      • Kids of Character

      • Love & Logic

      • MBSR-T: Mindfulness/Yoga in Education


" Addressing student wellbeing enhances intrinsic motivation, decreases disciplinary problems, increases academic achievement, improves school satisfaction and leads to flourishing of individuals, communities, and nations Simply put, THOSE WHO FEEL BETTER DO BETTER! . (Buecker et al., 2018)."


PUSD STUDENT WELLBEING VISION & MISSION:


STUDENT WELLBEING VISION

All PUSD students will have the opportunity to achieve academically and be positive contributing members of society.


STUDENT WELLBEING MISSION

PUSD will provide students with the skills needed for academic success by teaching self awareness, self regulation, and interpersonal skills to increase positive relationships on a personal, school, family and community level.


Most recent PUSD School Board Meeting- Student Safety and Wellbeing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvxfB99e-8M (presentation starts at 1:59)

STUDENT WELLBEING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR


  1. We recommend that School Teams implement Student Wellbeing standards into their District Instructional Guide Systems.


  1. We recommend that the Student Wellbeing Counselors create and facilitate more targeted skill building and topic oriented small groups at each site.


  1. We recommend that as a district we increase the amount of opportunities for parent education and engagement for students' wellbeing.


*This is based on the work that was done in April 2022 by the Committee members which included: PUSD Parents, Staff, Community Members, School Board Representatives, Administration, and Students.


check ins help your child feel seen and heard!

WEEKLY WELLBEING CHECK IN:

Check out our new Weekly Wellbeing Videos & Reflection exercises created by our very own Student Wellbeing Director, Jessy Stickel.

Click this link to access her video and reflection prompts. These connection exercises are geared for all ages.

QUICK RESOURCES FOR REGULATION for Parents & Educators

Regulated adults will regulate kids and Dis-regulated adults will dis-regulate kids

https://www.pbisworld.com/tier-1/

https://www.gonoodle.com/

Children operating in their learning brain feel calm, connected, curious, confident, and ready to learn. When we are primarily in our survival brain due to an extreme amount of stress or trauma, our ability to learn is diminished.