Welcome to Mental Health Services
Mission Statement: Our mission is to increase student engagement though social and emotional learning and effective mental health strategies.
Wrap Around Services
OKCPS utilizes the Strengths Difficulties Questionnaire to determine student distress and to meet mental health needs of students. We strive to meet every potential student need through the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team including academic, social learning, safety, health services, community outreach, family engagement, and others.
OKCPS strives to provide evidenced based social emotional learning programs to improve student learning outcomes. These programs are designed to educate and engage students in a fun and relatable manner. Find out more information on our programming here.
OKCPS strives to provide evidenced based social mental health programs to improve student learning outcomes. Our mental health team utilizes Structured Psychotherapy for Students Experiencing Chronic Stress groups for students and families wanting to participate, individual mental health services provided by the district or district partners, skill building and student support, and family mental health services provided by district partners.
OKCPS Family Connect
Services are available to any family with students enrolled in OKCPS and any staff member currently working in the district. Students who qualify as an unaccompanied youth and live in temporary or transitional homes are also eligible to use the service and apply for mental health relief funds. The staff of OKCPS may also call the line when seeking services or resources. We provide counseling and crisis assistance through 587-FEEL in conjunction with Human Resources.
OKCPS Mental Health Social-Emotional Programs
A social and emotional learning program taught to elementary students. This program teaches social skills, life skills, and self-regulation.
Botvin Life Skills
An evidenced-based social and emotional learning program for middle and high school students. This program teaches social skills, self regulation, decision-making skills, and alcohol and drug prevention.
PAX Good Behavior Game
An evidenced-based universal intervention applied by teachers in the classroom. Students learn self regulation, improved attention, and prosocial behavior.
An interactive role-play simulation that allows students to practice skills and learn about emotional and mental wellness, substance use, and reducing school violence.
An online intervention curriculum for middle and high school students that teachers alcohol and drug education, shoplifting, sexual violence prevention, anger management, and conflict resolution.
Alcohol and Drug Edu
An alcohol and drug abuse prevention and abstinence program for high school students.
Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Experiencing Chronic Stress. This is a voluntary psychotherapy group that requires parent approval to teach students to regulate emotions, manage chronic stress, and recognize and manage trauma symptoms.