Mental Health Services

Walton-Verona Schools

Mental Health and Social Emotional Learning Resources

The Walton-Verona School District is committed to the mental health and social emotional learning for all of our students. Please take some time to check out the resources below to support our staff, parents, and children.

Talking to Your Kids About COVID
Talking to your kids about COVID can be very difficult, especially with so much unknown.  Check out the links below for tips and ideas for having these conversations with your child.

Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19
How to Talk to Your Anxious Child About the Coronavirus
How to Talk to Your Kids About the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mental Health Resources During COVID As we remain in a state of uncertainty many communities across the country are experiencing a heightened level of fear, anxiety, and worry during these uncertain times. Parents, educators, youth development professionals, childcare providers, and others are looking for ways to help young people reduce, manage, and cope with the fears, worries and anxieties that might be provoked by this health crisis and continue to develop the social and emotional skills they will need for managing and coping with future life challenges. Check out the resources below for ideas on managing mental health during this time.

Comprehensive School Counseling - Kentucky Department of Education

Covid- 19 SEL Resources


COVID-19 SEL Supports

COVID-19 Resources: School Closures and Food Access

COVID-19 and At-Home Resources


COVID and Kids Mental Health - Child Mind Institute

SEL Resources for Parents, Educators & School Communities Related to COVID-19

Coronavirus Latest Updates and Resources | Understood

General Information & Resources

School-Based Services

In-District Staff
Know that our staff is prepared to assist with other concerns or questions you might have regarding mental health and the social emotional learning of your child. Feel free to reach out to the staff listed below.

District Psychologist, Chad Harrison: [email protected]
District Psychologist, Robin Engel: [email protected]
District Counselor, Amber Hedges: [email protected]
Elementary School Counselor, Jessica Iles: [email protected]
Middle School Counselor, Brianna Miller: [email protected]
High School Counselor, Sarah Hester: [email protected]
High School Counselor, Allie Webster: [email protected]
Preschool Coordinator, Sinda Henson: [email protected]

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