Behavioral Health Support Services
Program Purpose

The Regional Office of Education #33’s behavioral health team believes in treating the whole child. We offer services to help families and professionals build their capacity to support and sustain healthy social emotional development and mental health. The focus of the team is to help increase skills and reduce family and educator stress surrounding behavioral health needs.

Program Focus
  • Increase skills in Social Emotional Learning competencies: self-management, self-awareness, responsible decision making, relationship skills, social awareness
  • Assist in creating a school/community/family connection related to behavioral health
  • Provide behavioral health training, technical assistance and advocacy for families and educators
Support Provided
Behavioral Health Coordination

Provides and assists with coordination of behavioral health training and technical assistance to educators to help create classrooms where all children can learn and thrive.

Family Support Services

Provides trainings with a focus on Conscious Discipline, a brain based tool used to build resilience in children and adults. Support is offered to help empower caregivers to effectively parent their children.

Early Childhood Prenatal to Three Behavioral Health Consultant

Provides support to educators to help them strengthen the family’s caregiver-child relationship. Coordinates community collaborations related to early childhood services.

Early Childhood Preschool Behavioral Health Consultant

Provides training and support to early childhood educators and families to help increase social emotional skills within their classrooms and at home.

Jessica Donaldson

Jessica Donaldson
Director of Behavioral Health

Rhonda Hillyer

Rhonda Hillyer
Early Childhood Prenatal - 3yrs Behavioral Health Consultant/Early Childhood Community Systems Coordinator

Melissa Nicholas

Melissa Nicholas
Early Childhood Behavioral Health Consultant