Pupil Personnel Services for Schools
Outreach Concern provides a variety of services designed to overcome behavior problems so educators can focus on teaching instead of social and emotional issues.
In-school Counseling Program
Each school is assigned a staff of highly trained and qualified counselors who provide for the ongoing counseling and pupil personnel needs of the school and student population. A typical school, depending on the size and need, is provided two or four days of coverage per week.
Regional Field Supervisors (RFS)
Each school is assigned a RFS who is responsible to train, manage and supervise the counseling staff, as well as support the pupil personnel needs of the school, working closely with the principal and faculty.
Outreach Concern School Safety Crisis Hotline
The Crisis Hotline is available to all students attending contracted schools, providing them and their families access to a trained counselor 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Outreach Concern Emergency Response Team
In the event of a catastrophic situation or accident on a school campus, Outreach Concern will provide a Crisis Response Team of clinical specialists who will assist students and faculty transition through whatever crisis has impacted the school.
Often, a troubled child is only a symptom of a deeper problem within the family. In some situations, a family needs additional guidance and support. Our Community Clinic provides counseling services to assist families through difficult times, meeting their immediate and long-term needs.
Multi-County Referral Network
In the event a student's needs cannot be met by the Outreach Concern counseling staff in the school, we have contracted with licensed professionals throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties who are available to support or continue the quality counseling services to students and their families on a sliding fee scale basis.
A student who behaves poorly in the classroom may be suffering from an undetected learning disability, ADHD or other issues that impact his or her ability to thrive and succeed in school. Our testing services are designed to screen for the most common disabilities, such as reading disorder and attention deficit disorder, all aimed at positively impacting the student's academic performance. Educational testing is an optional service.
Workshops and Prevention Programs for Students
In-classroom workshops including topics such as study skills, bullying and substance abuse can be provided to help students deal with today's life problems that may affect them inside and outside the classroom.
In-service Training for Teachers
Teachers and principals fill a vitally important role in children's lives. Our workshops are designed to give academic professionals additional management and coping skills in order to help create a positive teaching environment.
It is often said that children/adolescents do not come with an instruction manual. However parenting skills can be learned and improved upon. Our in-service training is designed to help parents develop strong, supportive family relationships.
Monthly Parent Newsletter
Family Life, our monthly newsletter to parents, outlines a variety of topics aimed at helping parents deal more effectively with family issues.
Our monthly newsletter, Teachers' Notes, showcases educational topics generated to provide teachers with additional skills for more effective classroom management.
Parents are invited to utilize the Outreach Concern parenting Email information line, which can assist them in dealing with a variety of issues regarding children and adolescents.