Student Support Services

School Psychologist

Tom Doyle

401-734-3322

School Social Workers

School Social Workers are trained and licensed mental health professionals with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, a license through the Department of Health and certification through the Department of Education. School Social Workers assist with mental health, social-emotional, and behavioral concerns, positive behavioral support, academic and classroom support, consultation with teachers, parents, and administrators as well as provide individual and group counseling/therapy. School Social Workers provide crisis intervention services to all students, both in response to individual crises and during school wide traumatic events. Services to parents include referral/linkage to outside services, parent education and acting as a liaison between the school and community resources. At times, School Social Workers participate in special education assessment meetings as well as Individualized Educational Planning (IEP) meetings.

Useful Links and Resources:

Mental Health Association of Rhode Island

Mental Health Association of Rhode Island

Student Assistance Counselor

The Student Assistance Counselor works with students individually and in groups to enhance the resiliency of adolescents whose parents are substance abusers; delays adolescents’ initial use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs; and decreases adolescents’ use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. The Student Assistance Counselor provides classroom and school wide prevention strategies and coordinates with faculty, parents, and the community.

Useful Links and Resources:

RISAS October Parent Newsletter

RISAS September Parent Newsletter

Vaping/Tobacco Video

Vaping/Tobacco Video