Counselors in the district have a wide range of responsibiliites. Bixby Public Schools has state certified counselors at each school site to provide academic guidance and emotional support as well as student scheduling and crisis intervention. Students may see counselors through self-referral or teacher/parent referral. Crisis Response Team is a school-based early warning, rapid response prevention program designed to identify the potential for aggression in schools. This program is compreised of several components.
- A Crisis Response Coordinator, whose responsiblity is to be immediately available to students and families when a problem is identified, is employed in the district.
- A group of school employees meet monthly with the Crisis Reposonse Coordinator and Associate Superintendent to discuss concerns regarding school safety or specific concerns for each site.
Counseling services are increased on BPS campuses through the support of an additional full time counselor and psychologists contracted for seeing identified students. These professionals work with building counselors, administrators, and teachers to provide quality mental health support for students and their families.
For more information regarding counseling services, contact the specific site counselor available at each site, the Crisis Response Coordinater, Megan Brown, at (918)366-2204 or Bryan Frazier, Associate Superintendent, at (918) 366-2241.