Happy National School Psychology Awareness Week (November 12 – 18, 2018)!

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Top from left: Brad Reimers, David Wood, Patricia Heyse, Margaret Griffin, Xali Sommers, Sarah Waldron Moffitt, Stacey Souders, Makenzie Smith, Jamie Vannice, Sara Sadd, Kelly Webb, Dana Pierce, Melanie Potyondy, Amy Rhodes, Kelly Sharp, Crystal Tani Powell
Bottom from left: Sarah Belleau (Integrated Services Director), Maryann Babbs, Angie Youngberg, Carrie Wiens, Brittany Hutson (Lead Psychologist), Danielle Duncan, Karen Marshburn, Heidi Curtin, Kait Ahlbrandt (Practicum Student)

Photos from PSD Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday, November 13.  Board Members voted to approve a resolution in support of National School Psychology Awareness Week, November 12-18, 2018.
A note from PSD Integrated Services Director, Sarah Belleau:

This week is National School Psychology Awareness Week – a week when we not only increase our awareness of the knowledge, skill set and dedication of our School Psychologists, we also celebrate their work to support students, families and staff.  In Poudre School District, each school has services from a School Psychologist to assist with many facets of school life.  Some of the areas of expertise of a School Psychologist include the following:

  • Prevention and intervention services
  • Resilience and risk factors
  • Mental health interventions
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Affective education / skill building (e.g., bullying, relationships, safety)
  • Crisis preparedness intervention services
  • School-wide practices to promote learning
  • Academic/learning interventions
  • Instructional support
  • Diversity in development and learning
  • Data collection and analysis

Please take time to recognize and celebrate the School Psychologist(s) in your school!

Sarah Belleau
Director
Integrated Services
Poudre School District
970-490-3094
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