Eureka Union
School District


Eureka Union School District wants every student to leave the district with the skills necessary to be ready to succeed in high school, college, and beyond. Instilling the values and teaching the skills to students to prepare them for college and career readiness: academically, socially, and emotionally. School Counselors are the only professionals that have received specialized training in academic, personal/social, and career domains. EUSD values all components of their students, and knows that when a student has social and emotional difficulties occurring in their lives, that they are unable to access learning. Every school in the district has regular and on-going access to the Counseling Department, with the goal being to increase: academic success, appropriate social interactions, and attendance.

School Counselors
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BENCOMO, GIOVANNA
916-791-5391     Send an Email
Site:  Oakhills Elementary
 
FOWLER, SHALYN
916-782-1667    Send an Email
Site:  Olympus Junior High
 
KRISIAK, STEPHANIE
916-780-2701    Send an Email
Site:  Excelsior Elementary
 
LAURIN, SHANNON
916-791-4152    Send an Email
Site:  Cavitt Junior High
 
NAGHAVI, CORINN
916-789-7910    Send an Email
Site:  Maidu Elementary
 
REICHARDT, ASHLEY
916-791-4230    Send an Email
Site:  Greenhills Elementary and Oakhills Elementary
 
SMITH, HOLLY
916-791-3477    Send an Email
Site:  Ridgeview Elementary

Resources
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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RESOURCES
  • Camp Cope-A-Lot is an evidence-based 12-module online program for use with children suffering from anxiety. The computer program provides cognitive behavioral therapy techniques (based on the Evidence-Based Coping Cat treatment) for Elementary School age children experiencing anxiety and stress. Clinical facilitators will guide students through 6 group sessions and offer another 6 groups that students can advance through at their own pace.  Camp Cope-A-Lot Flyer LINK (March 16-April 20, 2021)
 
MIDDLE SCHOOL RESOURCES
  • Wellness Initiative Self Study Course: The Wellness Initiative Foundation invites you to join us for an introductory course on wellness. Topics addressed include learning how to develop a growth mindset, regulate emotions, and identify as well as change negative thoughts. This 1 month self-study program will provide children, in the 5th through 8th grades, with mental tools and physical exercises promoting health and wellness. Children who sign up will receive a new lesson plan per week, and will have opportunities to directly communicate with the program Dr. Sherif Zaher, with the permission of their parents/guardians.  Self Study Course Overview Video LINK    

  • Road to Wellness is an evidence-based psychoeducation group (RTW) designed for adolescents experiencing anxiety, stress, depression, anger, sleep disorders, fatigue, guilt or other feelings affecting their health and wellbeing. Participants build key coping skills, which help them more deeply explore their patterns of negative thinking that lead to self-destructive actions and subsequently develop more beneficial solutions and outcomes.   Road to Wellness Flyer LINK  (March 9-April 13)
 
PARENT RESOURCE:  ALL AGES
  • The Happy Child - Parenting App grants you access to cutting-edge research and tips that will help you raise a happy, well-adjusted child. Years of ground-breaking research and findings in Psychology, Neuroscience and Pediatrics have been curated into one easy-to-use app… for free (no in-app-purchases)!  “As a mental health therapist, I would recommend this app to anyone looking to strengthen their relationship bonds with their children and significant others.” Lara Pomnitz, LMSW Link: https://hipapp.page.link/Eureka  If you have any questions or need more information please contact Becky Van Velzer LCSW, at beckyvanvelzer@gmail.com 

Community- Placer Co.

The community has many different resources available depending on the needs of your family. Always contact your health insurance first to see what services may be available through your carrier. If you need further assistance in locating outside resources, contact your child’s counselor for other possible resources. 

Following is a link to a resource and information hub that connects people with community programs and services through a searchable web page and 24/7 local call center:  211 Connecting Point
  
*If you are concerned about yourself or someone you care about and feel you or they are in immediate danger, please call 911. They will help!*

Suicide Prevention & Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 24 hours/7 days a week available to anyone struggling with depression and thoughts of feeling hopeless. Call to talk with someone and get information for yourself or a friend. Available to all ages.
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Text "Listen" to 741-741 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
 
WellSpace Health- Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services
(916)368-3111
 
*If you are concerned about yourself or someone you care about and feel you or they are in immediate danger, please call 911. They will help!*

Trevor Lifeline

The Trevor Lifeline Project- 24 hours/7 days a week available to call. The Trevor Lifeline Project also has a safe chat space or texting resource (those resources are not 24/7). For young people ages 13-24.
www.thetrevorproject.org
1-866-488-7386
 
*If you are concerned about yourself or someone you care about and feel you or they are in immediate danger, please call 911. They will help!*

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