Gettysburg Student Assistance Team
What is the Student Assistance Team?
The Student Assistance Team (S.A.T.) is a team consisting of teacher, administrators, school counselors, and other support personal. The purpose of this organization is to address four areas of concern in student life: attendance, academics, behavior and school health.
Examples of concern
high absenteeism and tardiness
anger and violence
alcohol and drug problems
The Student Assistance Team can help!
Mission Statement and Goals
The mission of the Student Assistance Team is to provide assistance and intervention for students at risk of failing to reach their potential in the areas of attendance, academics, behavior and school health.
The goals of the Student Assistance Team are to
assist young people dealing with at-risk behaviors
provide essential links to social and state services
Referrals can be made by
members of the community
all school personnel
A referral may be made in person or via a locked referral box available in the main office
What Happens After a Referral is Made to the Student Assistance Team
Further information is gathered and a Student Assistance Team meeting is held to determine and appropriate plan of action.
Examples of Possible Recommendations
have a conference with the student
have a conference with a parent or guardian
develop a Student Assistance Team contract
refer the student to the school counselor
refer the student for testing
provide information on community resources to the student