Cedar Springs Public Schools is taking a team approach to support students with a comprehensive new strategy that emphasizes mental health. The entire district is involved with intervention at every level and inside each building.
The team in place this school year includes a new child life specialist and two child life interventionists, a district licensed psychologist, counselors and social workers. Recent additions include a Zen Den in the middle school, child yoga and exercises and activities aimed at reducing stress and increasing coping skills.
With a mental health professional in every building, Cedar Springs Public Schools is truly showing its support for mental health.