Students must return a signed Parent Permission Form to participate in a C.A.R.E.S. Student Support Group
1. New Student Support Group - This group is for students new to
the Council Rock School District who would like to learn about activities
and groups available in the school. This is a great opportunity to meet
other new students at CRHS North.
2. Family Issues Group - This group is open to all students who have
family members involved in substance abuse, dependency issues, mental
health issues, major stress events, negative communication patterns, or
are generally experiencing difficulties at home.
3. Bereavement (Grief & Loss) Group - If you have experienced
the death or loss of a significant family member or friend, this group is
designed to help you cope and deal with your grief.
4. Families In Transition Group - This group will help students deal with
issues of separation, divorce, and adjusting to stepfamilies.
5. Tobacco Cessation Group - This group is designed to help
adolescents quit using tobacco. The program not only builds skills and
knowledge regarding tobacco use, but it also focuses on developing a
wide variety of social skills.
6. Managing Anger Through Responsible Choices Group
This group is designed for students wanting to explore the styles of
anger and the problems resulting from negative anger patterns of
behavior. Group activities are sequenced to understand and practice
skills geared to improve anger control, optimism, self-image, personal
responsibility, and emotional intelligence.
7. Coping Skills Group - This group is designed to offer information
about depression and anxiety and help students develop coping skills.
Students will meet others who face similar challenges. This group is
designed to help provide information, develop coping skills, create
support, and break the isolation often experienced by students
suffering from depression or anxiety.
8. Building Social Skills Group - This group will assist students in
learning and practicing helpful and necessary social skills. The three levels
of social involvement are: routine or normal situations, problem or unusual
situations, and enchancing situations to explore ways of creating a more
positively involved social life.