Virtual Dean Resources
Resources and Activities for Parents and Students
A Note from Edgewood Deans
Dear Edgewood Families,
We know and understand that there is a lot of change and uncertainty at this time. Your family’s health and well-being is always our priority. As a dean team, we want you to know that we continue to offer support to families and students. We care about you and miss the familiar interactions with your child in our school building.
Some of the best ways that you and your student can stay connected:
Office hours 7:45am - 2:25pm
Ms. Rifai (Student Last Name A-G) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Phone Number: 651-621-6629
Google Voice Phone Number: 612-460-7508
Ms. Sworsky (Student Last Name H-N) - email@example.com
Office Phone Number: 651-621-6626
Google Voice Phone Number: 612-460-7276
Ms. LePera (Student Last Name O-Z)- firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Phone Number: 651-621-6627
Google Voice Phone Number: 651-504-5653
Tech Support - Email email@example.com or 651-621-6622
Feel free to reach out anytime, for anything!
Natalis Psychological Services FREE Drop In Support for Students and Parents
Through our partnership with Natalis we are able to provide FREE drop in support for students and parents specific to middle school students.
These drop in supports will happen via ZOOM (you will find an active link on the attached flyer) and anyone who wants to be supported can join. You do not need to worry about insurance or referrals because this is a drop in style support that Natalis can provide. We are not requiring parent permission because it is student choice and not therapeutic in nature.
If parents have specific questions/concerns please contact Ann Becher (our contact at Natalis for this partnership). She can be reached at Ann@natalispsychology.com for any follow up.
In-Person and Available Now (no wait times) Mental Health Services
Please see information below regarding "in-person" and "available now" Mental Health Services that are available. We have seen an increase in families requesting/needing in person therapeutic services. These services will need to be accessed at the specific offices (not at Edgewood Middle School).
Please use this NEW tool to view a list of local “In-Person” and “Available Now” mental health services. https://www.rccmhc.org/cmh-agencies
More resources: https://www.rccmhc.org/families-in-crisis
Community Education - Mounds View Public Schools
Fall online classes, clubs and workshops for youth and adults starting soon!
A message from Community Ed:
While this year may look a little different, we hope you will find our virtual Community Education offerings engaging for your family throughout the season. Check back often, as new online opportunities are added every day for youth and adults.
Community Resource Information
There are also community resources linked here to assist with food, internet, mental health and how to talk to your child about COVID-19. The link is being updated with information as we get it.
As always, if in crisis, please reach out to any of the following resources
Children’s Crisis Response- Ramsey County - 651-266-7878
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741
National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Call 911 in an emergency
Social Emotional Learning 5 Minute Challenges
The social-emotional component is more critical than ever. Therefore, everyone can use strategies, tactics, and activities that address social skills. Some are communication, cooperation, emotion regulation, empathy, and impulse control. Everyone is cooped up at home for an extended and unknown length of time. Therefore, it’s a great time to explore social-emotional well-being.
Social Media and Mental Health
Just a Friendly Reminder...
Mindfulness For Teens
Please check out some resources below.