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2/16/18

Wednesday, March 7 at 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Emerson Library 2121 Calaveras Ave, Davis, CA 95616

 

This is an information night for parents of current 6th graders whose students will be entering the 7th grade at Emerson Junior High in the fall of 2018. Emerson counselors, administration, and teachers will be on hand to present aspects of the Emerson program and to answer questions.

 

*General information from 6:30pm - 8:00pm;

 

*Spanish Immersion information session from 8:00pm - 8:30pm.

 

Please contact the Emerson office at 530.757.5430 with any questions.

https://www.facebook.com/events/336418153512260/

 

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2/6/18

National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

NAMI Basics classes for Parents will be held beginning in February and run through mid-March. They’re free (yay!) and held in the evenings (6:30-9 on Tuesdays). Registration or more info is available from friends@namiyolo.org or 756-8181.

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Health Resources

 

Parent Survival Guide (pdf in English and Spanish)
This guide has Yolo county resources on many topics: food, shelter, mental health, parenting, etc.  It is the most comprehensive guide.

Mental Health Resources

  1. Mental Health Provider Guide, Yolo County, 2010 (pdf format) — Directory of mental health clinicians in our county by specialty, health insurance accepted, etc.
  2. Erika’s Lighthouse (pdf format) — Guide to help parents who are wondering if their child is depressed, good recommendations on how to work with schools, choose a mental health professional, etc.
  3. NAMI-Yolo Bereavement Resources

Suicide Prevention

  1. http://groups.dcn.org/spyc  Suicide Prevention Yolo County
  2. www.sptsnj.org  Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
  3. www.sprc.org  Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Drug and Alcohol

  1. www.recoveryhappens.com  Resources, treatment, free webinars and books

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

  1. www.sadvc.org/           Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center, Yolo County, free services from therapy to legal

Self Harm

  1. www.selfinjury.com       SAFE Alternatives (Self Abuse Finally Ends), national resource, treatment guides, etc.

Homelessness and Education

  1. http://center.serve.org/nche/  National Center for Homeless Education

Emerson Counseling Staff

Camica Edwards 

School counselor 7th/8th grades

530-757-5430 x109

 

Elizabeth Petteys

School counselor 9th grade

530-757-5430 x106

 

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Sorry we missed you!

Thank you to those who came out on Monday, Jan. 22! We understand busy evenings... If you were unable to attend the PTA sponsored parent workshop, then copy and paste the link below to access the ...more