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Behavioral Health

Social, Emotional and Behavioral Health for ALL Our Students

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Meet Your District Behavioral Health Coach

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Lauren Sabella M.Ed., LMHC 

Ms. Sabella comes from a mental health background and has over 10 years of experience working with children and families.  The role of the Behavioral Health Coach, in Reading Public Schools is to collaborate with other district and school leaders, to lead and support a comprehensive, fully integrated and tiered system of behavioral and social emotional supports. Ms. Sabella is responsible for the supporting, developing, organization and coordination of student behavioral health and social emotional learning in the school setting.  She supports our schools by providing direction, training, coordination, and oversight of social emotional support, mental health and behavioral health services for staff, parents and community in order to benefit all students. 

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 INTRODUCING INTERFACE

The Town of Reading has contracted with a unique referral service staffed by licensed clinicians in Newton, MA that helps children, teens, & adults become connected with mental health providers. Get a provider match that meet your specific needs, accepts your insurance & has available appointments. Call the INTERFACE REFERRAL HELPLINE- 888-244-6843 (toll free) or 617-332-3666 x1411 • M-F 9am-5pm • https://interface.williamjames.edu/community/reading

Questions about Behavioral Health in the district?

Contact:

Lauren Sabella, LMHC
District Behavioral Health Coach
Lauren.Sabella@Reading.k12.ma.us
(781)-944-8200 ext.807

 

RMHS Mental Health Supports

Troy Carr
School Psychologist
Tror.Carr@reading.k12.ma.us  

Sharyn Drew
School Psychologist
Sharyn.Drew@reading.k12.ma.us 

Harlan Kroff
School Social Worker
Harlan.Kroff@reading.k12.ma.us

Debra Lanigan
School Social Worker
Debra.Lanigan@reading.k12.ma.us

Sobhan Namvar
School Social Worker
Sobhan.Namvar@reading.k12.ma.us 

Parker Middle School

      Darcy Schultz
      School Adjustment Counselor
      Darcy.Schultz@Reading.K12.MA.US 

 
Kimberly Bernazzani
School Psychologist
Kimberly.bernazzani@reading.k12.ma.us
(781) 944-1236 ext. 319
 
Coolidge Middle School
 
Marlene Lifshin
School Adjustment Counselor
marlene.lifshin@reading.k12.ma.us
 
Laura Vance
Special Education Program School Psychologist
laura.vance@reading.k12.ma.us
 
Rachel Herman
School Psychologist
rachel.herman@reading.k12.ma.us

Barrows Elementary

Lindsey Jacobs

School Psychologist

Lindsey.Jacobs@Reading.k12.ma.us 

Birch Meadow Elementary

Anna Jervinis

School Psychologist

anna.jervinis@reading.k12.ma.us

Joshua Eaton Elementary

Carolyn Maas

School Psychologist

Carolyn.Maas@Reading.K12.ma.us

Killam Elementary

Alice Gomez

School Psychologist

alice.gomez@reading.k12.ma.us

Marisa Botta

School Social Worker 

Marisa. Bota@reading.k12.ma.us 

Wood End Elementary

Lisa Breed

School Psychologist

lisa.Breed@reading.k12.ma.us

RISE Preschool

Kelley Bostwick

RISE Director

Kelley.Bostwizk@Reading.k12.MA.US

Links and Resources

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A PowerPoint from the informational session presented on 12.4.2018 for Reading Parents about, "How to talk to your kids about sex."
Our district school psych teaching us about how our bodies and minds interpret information. https://t.co/wvQsK7ePW8
Posted on: July,11 2019
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Reading Teachers taking Trauma Informed Classes https://t.co/XnXpWZToDq
Posted on: July,11 2019
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RT @MHforUS: Throughout July, we’ll be highlighting the unique challenges minority communities face related to mental health and addiction.…
Posted on: July,2 2019
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Love this idea! https://t.co/tksbobdJ3C
Posted on: June,25 2019
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