Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center enhances the access to mental health services for students and families in numerous public, private, and charter schools in Winona, Fillmore, Wabasha, and Houston counties. School-Linked Mental Health Services promote and foster earlier identification of mental health concerns and consequently prompt intervention with children, adolescents, and their families.
School-Linked therapist work closely and collaborate with school staff members to help support the students as much as possible by providing effective techniques that can be used in classroom settings. Additionally, the School-Linked therapist work with school administrators to offer mental health related training to school staff members.
School-Linked Therapy is convenient for youth, their families, and schools because it is within the school, therefore eliminating transportation and other barriers to accessing mental health services. Please note that therapy sessions can also be held in the home, office, or other spaces depending on the needs and wishes of the clients.
Our goals is to help your child achieve success. The School-Linked therapist are mental health professionals and practitioners that have diverse skill sets, along with education and experience in a variety of fields, including social work, psychology, counseling, substance abuse, and health & wellness.
If you would like more information on this service or to make a referral, please call (507) 474-9320 ext. 100.
This program, is supported in part by a State of Minnesota Mental Health Grant, as well as other grants and funding sources.