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Park City, UT: District hires another school psychologist, more counselors, 2 social workers

Aug 6, 2018, NPR, Park City, UT: Wasatch School District 'Hardening' Schools …One step that Wasatch School District has taken to protect students is having a school resource officer in each school in the district. … In addition to protecting students from physical danger, the district is focusing on the mental and emotional wellbeing of their students as well. Wasatch School District hired an additional school psychologist making three total in the district, with two social workers and a school counselor in every building. “The structural stuff, the school resource officer initiative and creating a crisis management center. Those things you can kind of check-off a box and say, ‘those things are done’. Student wellness and mental health services is an ongoing refined system.” …

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