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Sutter County Superintendent of Schools

Tom Reusser, Superintendent

Social Emotional Learning and Mental Wellness

 

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According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), SEL is “an integral part of education and human development. SEL is the process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions and achieve personal and collective goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain supportive relationships, and make responsible and caring decisions.”
 
The Sutter County Superintendent of Schools, Student Support and Outreach (SSO) offers a variety of Social Emotional and Mental Wellbeing program services. 
 
 

What is SEL?
According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), SEL is “an integral part of education and human development. SEL is the process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions and achieve personal and collective goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain supportive relationships, and make responsible and caring decisions.”
 
Student Support and Outreach offers a variety of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Mental Wellbeing supports including: 
 
1. School Counseling Consortium 
The Sutter County Counseling Consortium provides counseling services to students across 13 different school districts. Our goal is to improve student achievement by reducing chronic absenteeism and increasing graduation rates throughout the county.  
School Counselors help ALL students to apply academic achievement strategies, manage emotions and apply interpersonal skills, plan for postsecondary options (higher education, military, work force) 
 
We have 7 Student Support Counselors assigned to the following LEAs:  
 
AeroSTEM Academy  Jorge Perez    
Brittan Elementary  Patricia Sandoval     
Browns Elementary  Belen Menjivar Se'nyce White  
Franklin Elementary Kelsey Peters    
Live Oak Unified  Sydni Beaver     
Marcum-Illinois Elementary Belen Menjivar Se'nyce White   
Meridian Elementary  Sydni Beaver  Se'nyce White   
Nuestro Elementary  Patricia Sandoval    
Pleasant Grove Elementary  Belen Menjivar    
Sutter Union High  Sydni Beaver    
Twin Rivers Charter  Kelsey Peters    
Robbins Elementary Belen Menjivar Se'nyce White   
       
SCSOS - Feather River Academy Jorge Perez Patricia Sandoval  Belen Menjivar 
SCSOS -Pathways Charter Academy
Jorge Perez
   
 
 
2. Mobile Access Hub 
Mobile Access Hub (MAH) is a Bi-County Collaboration / Sutter and Yuba County .  Our Mission is to educate students and staff, remove negative stigmas and provide responsive services to students identified as having a mental health need via a Mobile Access Hub model.  Our Vision is for all children in Yuba and Sutter County Schools to have equitable access to mental health services in order to be self-sufficient at maintaining their mental health and to maximize their engagement in the academic and social experiences designed by our schools.
 
Click HERE to check out our MAH Padlet to learn more about the Brief History of MAH, our collaborative partners and how to access resources. 
 
 
3. Peer Resource Engagement Program (PREP) 
PREP's mission is to empower youth with the opportunity to lead efforts in youth mental health education and awareness.  Our PREP team strive to promote mental wellness, end mental health stigmas in schools, encourage youth advocacy and gain valuable mental wellness knowledge and skills. 
 
Share our PREP program with your students, if they are interested in joining, have them scan the QR code in this flyer. 
 
Follow our Instragram @prep_scsos 
 
4. SEL Community of Practice 
SSO is an active member of the North County Consortium Educators' Social and Emotional Learning Community of Practice.  The goal of SEL CoP is to support the capacity building of our capacity builders!  The CoP is open to SEL champions, District leaders, site leaders, teachers, counselors, other site staff, community-based leaders and parrtners who support SEL in districts and schools.
 
2021-2022 Sessions Dates 
Thursday, December 2nd  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM 
Thursday, January 13th  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM 
Thursday, February 3rd  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM 
Thursday, March 3rd  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM 
 
All sessions will be virtual. 
 


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CONTACT:
 
 
Virginia Burns
Program Coordinator II
530-822-2969
 
Baljit Liddar
Administrative Secretary
530-822-2968
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