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Superior, WI: Supt. wants full-time therapists in every school

Mar 9, 2018, WI Public Radio: School Administrators Want Mental Health Programs To Be Focus Of School Safety https://www.wpr.org/school-administrators-want-mental-health-programs-be-focus-school-safety Two northwestern Wisconsin school district administrators say a multi-faceted approach is needed to address school safety in the Badger state and emphasis is needed on schools providing more mental health support for families. … Superior School District Administrator Janna Stevens said from a physical security standpoint, her school has done as much as is reasonable to protect students from an intruder with a gun, but no plans are failsafe. … Stevens said she believes Superior has a need for one full-time therapist at both the high school and middle school levels and another full-time therapist that would be available at the district's six elementary schools. That's an expensive proposition, but one that could payoff in the long run. …