Counselor - Mrs. DeBenedetto
Thank you for visiting my class page! I'm so glad you're here!
My name is Mrs. DeBenedetto and I am the Switlik Elementary School Counselor and Anti-Bullying Specialist
You are welcome to contact me at 732-833-4650 ext. 4130 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Back-to-School Resources for Families and Educators
"For families and educators alike, the transition into this school year comes with new challenges. Going “back to school” might mean attending in person with lots of distancing, soldiering through another round of remote learning, or some of both." Click on the links below for practical tools and expert advice to help you make the most of going back to school:
Child Mind Institute - en Espanol
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Focus on The Things You CAN Control
There are so many things in our world right now that are completely OUT of our control and that is OK, but there are so many things that we CAN control. If you're feeling overwhelmed, talk to your family.
Stop. Breathe and know WE CAN DO THIS TOGETHER!
During the COVID-19 pandemic,emotional resilience is vital.RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery’s Hope and Healing Program offers emotional support services, education and community-based resources for individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Through a variety of virtual services, this program aims to assist those impacted by the pandemic to better adjust to their new reality, mitigate stress, review options, develop coping strategies, and, if needed, find linkages to agencies, programs, and other resources in their community.Virtual SupportFind the right group to support your needs.Children and FamiliesMondays at 6pmSmile, Breathe, and Go: Stress Management for Kids1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 837 998 7908 Passcode: 340982Tuesdays at 7pmFrom Stuck to Soaring: Stress Management for Teens1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 837 998 7908 Passcode: 008654Wednesdays at 4:30pmBored in the House: Youth Hangout (Ages 14-18)1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 947 3214 9652 Passcode: 726468Wednesdays at 8pmSupporting Families: Group for Parents and Caregivers1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 963 9055 3396 Passcode: 522856First RespondersMondays at 8pmOur Responders First1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 967 2836 3218 Passcode: 237887Wednesdays at 4pmOur Responders First1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 981 4903 9590 Passcode: 898906Thursdays at 9amOur Responders First1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 988 5972 5166 Passcode: 835069Healthcare & Frontline WorkersMondays at 10amCoffee Talk1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 932 4746 9703 Passcode: 374382Wednesdays at 12pmHealthy Steps1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 934 3847 3384 Passcode: 115807Thursdays at 4pmHappy Hour1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 956 9704 5483 Passcode: 774386Thursdays at 6:30pmEvening Stretch1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 923 4674 3608 Passcode: 479491Individuals in RecoveryDaily All Recovery MeetingsAll Recovery virtual meetings provide social support for those seeking or maintaining recovery, as well as family members, friends and supporters of those who have been influenced by substance use.Mondays at 10amSpiritual Healing in Recovery1 (929) 205-6099Zoom Meeting ID: 949 3803 3159 Passcode: 934578Tuesdays at 10 amSilver Lining for All Recovery Wellness1 (929) 205-6099Zoom Meeting ID: 921 8005 4325 Passcode: healingTuesdays at 4pmWomen in Recovery: Self-Care and Resiliency1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 997 7431 7630 Passcode: 384719Wednesdays at 4pmRecovery Support1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 990 1725 3565 Passcode: 269916Wednesdays at 6pmBridges: Family Support Group1 (929) 205-6099Zoom Meeting ID: 928 5522 9552 Passcode: 797 941Thursdays at 10 amHolistic Wellness for Physical and Emotional Well-being1 (929) 205-6099Zoom Meeting ID: 920 0511 0513 Passcode: healingThursdays at 4pmWomen in Recovery: Self-Care and Resiliency1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 921 1301 9522 Passcode: 787666Fridays at 10:30amWellness Toolbox1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 995 2727 7514 Passcode: healingFridays at 4pmSpiritual Healing in Recovery1 (929) 205-6099Zoom Meeting ID: 949 3803 3159 Passcode: 934578SeniorsTuesdays at 3pmCoping with Change1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 974 2675 9376 Passcode: 275889Wednesdays at 10amCoping with Change1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 925 0841 7386 Passcode: 871829Thursdays at 10amCoping with Change1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 936 2962 5609 Passcode: 202710Fridays at 3pmCoping with Change1 (929) 205-6099Meeting ID: 957 0977 9459 Passcode: 542469This program is brought to you through the New Jersey Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program (CCP). The CCP is provided by RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and is funded through a FEMA/SAMHSA grant.
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If you or someone you know is in need of food assistance, please text
“findfood” (no space) in English
“comida” in Spanish
🚛 Mobile Food Pantry Locations:
🥫 Food Pantries in Ocean County: