OHELâ€™S Expansive School Based Services Garner Praise & Recommendation
OHELâ€™s School Based Services continues to expand mental health and wellness services to diverse schools in New York and New Jersey area.
The increased delivery of services is a composite of many factors including the recognition of student challenges, the validation of proactive engagement, and the availability of effective teacher training programs and professional student mental health services.
OHELâ€™s trained counselors work with students on developing coping skills, self-organization, and social skills. School administrators, teachers, and parents have benefitted from numerous workshops and seminars relating to childhood development.Â OHELâ€™s trauma team is always ready to respond to more sensitive or acute concerns.
â€śSocial and academic success in school is a major contributor to any childâ€™s sense of competency and well-beingâ€ť says Simcha Feuerman, OHELâ€™s Director of Operations. â€śThis is why OHELâ€™s school based services is one of our vital community programsâ€ť.
Some of the services offered to schools include student counseling, teacher training workshops, mental health education, and student trauma counseling. OHELâ€™s professional therapists, counselors and social workers consistently receive enthusiastic praise from the school staff and administration they work with.
Rabbi John Krug, Psy.D. Dean, Student Life and Welfare at The Frisch School comments that â€śwe expressÂ our deepest appreciation to OHEL for providing us with one of your trained school counselor. He seamlessly integrated into our staff and methodology and has earned the respect of colleagues and students alike. They are all more enriched and enhanced via their contact with him.â€ť
Rabbi Asher Sabo, Principal, Yeshiva Torah Vodaath adds that â€śOHEL's work has been highly professional, culturally sensitive and effective in the numerous trainings for our teachers of self-esteem, bullying prevention and behavior management. Our school personnel have grown more adept in handling emotional issues of our students. Many families have benefited from your interventions and referrals to community services.â€ť
For more information about OHELâ€™s School Based Services, and to find out what services are available to your school or family, contact Hillel Fox at 917-231-5911 or Hillel_Fox@ohelfamily.org.
Since 1969, OHEL Childrenâ€™s Home and Family Services has served as a dependable haven of individual and family support, helping people of all ages effectively manage disability, surmount everyday challenges, heal from trauma, and manage with strength and dignity during times of crises.