Student Support Services
RE-1 Valley Schools Student Support Services Team is available to support students through direct services, consultation with staff and families, and through collaborative efforts with community resources. Please use the following links to refer a student for services or contact a parent liaison.
Bullying and Substance Abuse: Who It Affects and Why
Bullying transcends childish acts such as teasing, rough housing or joking around. It can be a dangerous activity with devastating physical and psychological effects. It’s a prominent risk factor for substance abuse and addiction, but the person being bullied isn’t the only one at risk.
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Important Information about 13 Reasons Why
As you may already be aware, Netflix is releasing a second season of its very popular series, 13 Reasons Why, based on the fictional novel by author Jay Asher. The new series, which includes 13 new episodes, is set to release on May 18th, 2018.Netflix has not confirmed the season 2 storylines other than to say that most of the season 1 characters will return and that difficult issues will again be explored. Given the possible storylines set up at the end of season 1 (e.g., another suicide attempt, a rape trial, and a school shooting), it is important for adults to be aware of what the children and youth in their care are watching. This includes monitoring access to content via computers and mobile devices.The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has shared this document providing guidance regarding the upcoming second season of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. We are sharing two links which provide ideas for discussion with students and parents.
As many of you know, the mini-series version of Jay Asher’s book, “Thirteen Reasons Why,” has come out on Netflix. Concerns about the content and how the story addresses suicide have been raised by parents, educators, and advocates. Click on the above links for guidance and/or talking points.