Resources for Student Support Personnel

Virginia Department of Education Resources

These carefully selected resources are meant to support you as you help students. The links to VDOE webpages will take you to these essential topics.

Social Emotional Learning

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The Virginia Department of Education’s social emotional learning (SEL) efforts are driven by our commitment to ensure that every student in Virginia attends a school that maximizes their potential and prepares them for the future: academically, socially, and emotionally. This page includes information and resources around SEL implementation. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

Suicide Prevention

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Schools can play a key role in suicide prevention. This website includes resources and information on the role that all professionals play in preventing death by suicide whenever possible. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

EdEquityVA

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Virginia Is For Learners is the Commonwealth’s commitment to make sure EVERY public school student is ready to thrive after graduation. This website includes resources, professional development opportunities, and much more. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

Student & School Support

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Use this landing page to access information on school counseling, school psychology, and school social work as well as much more. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

Attendance

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Attendance has been increasingly the focus of attention among school divisions and educators. This webpage includes information on chronic absenteeism, Virginia code and regulations, state and federal initiatives, as well as the role of chronic absenteeism in accreditation. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

The Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports (VTSS) is a data-informed decision making framework for establishing the academic, behavioral and social-emotional supports needed for a school to be an effective learning environment for all students. The VTSS systemic approach allows. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

Prevention Strategies

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VDOE and the Commonwealth’s public schools work in partnership to support and improve teaching and learning through a variety of programs and activities promoting the safety and well being of students within a positive learning environment. This webpage includes social. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

Role-Specific Resource Library

This section provides extensive resources for different roles. The Role-Specific Resource Libraries are constantly updated with new information. It is suggested that you bookmark the one(s) most relevant to your role and check back frequently.

Elementary School Counseling

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Selected resources to support the development of a comprehensive school counseling program. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

Secondary School Counseling

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Selected resources to support the development of a comprehensive secondary school counseling program. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

School Psychology

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Selected resources to support the practice of school psychologists. Resources include upcoming events, professional learning, support for families, and self-care for school psychologists. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

School Social Work

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Selected resources to support school social work practices, including resources to use in supporting students and families, supporting school staff, self-care, and professional development opportunities. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!

School Nursing

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The resources provide school enrollment requirements, screening guidelines, and other important school health information for Virginia school nurses and school personnel. Resources are updated regularly, so check back often!