In Resiliency Conversation #7 we get to talk with one of Serendipity’s Upper School Teachers, Kelly Robinson. Kelly shares with us what a typical day looks like for a student during Comprehensive Distance Learning as well as insight into how teachers are connecting with their students and each other despite being isolated by COVID.
We hope these Resiliency Conversations are giving you a better picture of how much care, intention, and energy Serendipity’s staff is pouring into our students, maintaining trust and connection in the midst of CDL.
Kelly stated, “we all have the same goal – to be there for our students as best we can.” Please join us in supporting Serendipity teachers by clicking here!
We want to thank our most recent 20/21 corporate donor ARCIFORM for their continuing commitment to our mission.
In Resiliency Conversation #6, we speak with Serendipity’s Art Therapist Jolie Guillebeau about the importance of her art therapy practice in the midst of Comprehensive Distance Learning. We learn how she is able to customize her interactions and ultimately find ways to connect with and encourage each student she encounters.
Please take a moment to hear from Jolie about the incredible work she is doing to support our students and bring them connectivity, relationship, and joy during this incredibly hard time. Jolie expresses what we have been trying to communicate in all of our Resiliency Conversations – THIS WORK MATTERS!
Please support our mission and our students by clicking here to donate because truly, YOUR DONATION MATTERS!
Today we want to introduce you to one of our staff members who is making a huge difference in our ability to serve our students throughout Comprehensive Distance Learning.
In Resiliency Conversation #5, we talk with Serendipity’s Tier III Behavior Specialist Kim Forbes about her position and exactly what she does on a day to day basis during CDL. You’ll learn how this position has been crucial in increasing our mental health support capacity and most importantly, preventing any of our students from falling through the cracks.
Monica Thompson, a Serendipity parent wrote us just the other day-
“I found so much inspiration and hope for our daughter and our family …. We are in our first year at Serendipity for our 9-year-old daughter. We felt and still feel absolute hope as they have taken her in as one of their own after she had been rejected by programs that just were not able to meet her needs. So appreciative of the support they offer, and we can’t wait for the schools to open up so she can feel, smell and touch all of the awesomeness that is Serendipity!”
We hope this holiday season, although radically different from any we’ve experienced before,
brings you and your loved ones
joy and peace.
As we continue to focus on the priority of enhancing our mental health support capacity, we wanted to share with you more about the challenges of meeting the mental health needs of our students during Comprehensive Distance Learning.
In our fourth Resiliency Conversation, we get the chance to talk with one of Serendipity’s Clinical Case Managers, Ella Olson. We discuss the ways Case Managers and the entire Serendipity staff are responding to students’ increased need for skilled and individualized mental health supports.
We are incredibly grateful to everyone who donated in the first few weeks of our Holiday Giving Campaign! Your generosity enables us to continue to do the vital work of serving our students in this challenging time.
Today we’d also like to thank our corporate donors OnPoint, Lease Crutcher Lewis, and NW Natural who have partnered with Serendipity to enable us to meet our most critical priority- enhancing our mental health support capacity.