What are some reasons a student might be referred to the SAP Team?
Parents, teachers, and other adults may become concerned about students if they notice changes in their behavior over time. Children can react to all kind of changes in their lives, and sometimes children will display signs that they are having difficulty with some changes or events in their lives. Students may be reacting to events such as:
| Death of a loved one|| Grief || Fear of separation|
| Trauma|| Injury|| Illness of a family member|
| Absentee Parents|| Parent in the Military|| Neglect|
| Abuse|| Bullying|| Family problems|
| Anxiety|| Anger issues|| Depression|
| Health concerns|| Exposure to drugs or alcohol|| Eating problems|
| Frequent sadness|| Decreased academic performance|| Change in personality|
| Self injurious behaviors|| Mental Health problems|| Family addiction problems|
This list is not exhaustive. If you are concerned about your child, contact a SAP team member.
What are some signs that a student might be struggling?
| Behavioral, mood, personality changes|| Withdrawal|| Specific or general fears|
| Repeated telling of trauma|| Obvious fear or anxiety|| Regression of skills|
| Separation anxiety|| Loss of interest in activities|| Sleep disturbances|
| Complaining of being sick all the time|| Hyperarousal/hypervigilance|| Loss of energy|
| Loss of concentration|| Increased need for control|| Toileting problems|
| Spacey or distractible|| Increase in aggression|| Reliving a trauma|