The Mental Health Minute
February 1, 2023
From the CFISD Mental Health Intervention Team
Providing mental health information, resources and self care tips!
History of School Counseling
School counseling is 100-plus years old. It evolved shaped by various economic, social and educational forces guided by the work of many individuals.
National School Counseling Week 2023
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 6–10, 2023, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.
We LOVE our AMAZING CFISD Counselors!
School Counseling - FAQs
2. Where can I find information on school counselors serving special education students? When serving special education students, certified school counselors can: For assistance with serving special education students contact your local Regional Education Service Center staff specialist. 3. Where can I find information on school counselors and multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS)?
Thank you for all you do CFISD Counselors!
The Guidance and Counseling Department includes 1 director, 3 coordinators, over 280 school counselors, 4 Licensed Professional Counselors, 1 Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and 19 Youth Service Specialists (social workers). School counselors provide a comprehensive developmental guidance program with age-appropriate support to students at all levels. School counselors are an integral part of the total school program and help promote student success in school, and in life, by focusing their efforts on students academic achievement, personal/social growth, and college/career development. They work collaboratively with many departments in order to provide prevention, intervention and follow-up services for students, families and staff.
CFISD Elementary and Middle School Counselors Bringing Out the Best!
CFISD Elementary Counselors Bringing Out The Best!
CFISD Middle School Counselors Bringing Out The Best!
CFISD High School Counselors Bringing Out The Best!
CFISD High School Counselors Bringing Out the Best!
Mental Health Toolkit | Texas School Safety Center
Recent tragedies such as acts of targeted school violence, natural disasters, and the COVID-19 pandemic emphasize the need for, and importance of, supporting students' mental and behavioral health. Legislators, school administrators, community members, and parents acknowledge the need for readily available mental health supports, services, and resources for students; however, it can be difficult to determine what resources are available within any specific region of Texas.
Shatter Mental Health Stigma Through Art
Texans of all ages annually promote mental health awareness by illustrating their unique challenges and successes.
7th Annual Youth Art Showcase
The Center for School Behavioral Health Youth Art Showcase is an annual celebration and awareness event highlighting the importance of protecting youth mental health.