Counseling Resources

RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS AND FAMILIES

Academic

MELSA Washington County Homework Help Now
Homework help and tutoring

Parent Portal
Monitor your student’s grades, communicate with teachers, and more. For assistance with a user name and password, please call 651-458-6218. Understanding Grades in Parent Portal

Kuta Software
Free practice math problems

Kahn Academy
Online math tutorials 

Personal/Social

Local Mental Health Resources
A list of area counseling resources for your reference. 

Crisis & Grief Resources Tips for Families
This document from Crisis Management Institute includes Developmental Stages Of Understanding Death, Signs That A Child May Need Professional Help, Ways To Take Care Of Yourself At A Time Of Loss, Especially For Teens, Recommendations For Youth, For Students Attending Funerals

Bullying Tips for Parents
Ideas to support your child if he or she is being bullied or is exhibiting bullying behaviors.

Children’s Mental Health Fact Sheets
Descriptions of mental health disorders that may occur in school-aged children.

Girl Talk
A group facilitated by high school girls and advised by a Youth Service Bureau staff member. A safe place to discuss issues, learn from others, and build skills.

Washington County Family Resources
A comprehensive listing of county resources for a variety of needs.

Washington County Youth
Gives teen health information and suggests places that help  teens

*Lake MS does not endorse or give formal referrals.

College and Career

Career Cruising
A college and career planning website we use with students throughout the year. Your student can get the user name and password from their counselor.

EXPLORE Test
Students take the EXPLORE in 8thgrade. This test helps students plan for high school, prepare for the ACT, and consider career directions.

Naviance
A comprehensive college and career planning tool counselors will use with students in grades 6-12. Your student can get the username and password from their counselor.

“Funds for the statewide NAVIANCE Initiative were provided by a grant from the federal College Access Challenge Grant administered by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.”