School Programs and Support
Ele’s Place can support your school in the following ways:
School Staff Support
- Presentations for teachers, counselors and administrators are provided at school meetings, in-services and workshops. Presentations can be customized to the situational needs of staff. (We recommend at least a half hour presentation.)
- Consultations regarding the needs of a grieving student, class, or school
Resource and Referral
- Guidance and written materials for parents and teachers working with a grieving child
- Professional referrals to social workers and psychologists in the community
- Assist with initial crisis response in the school
- Support your staff in an ongoing crisis response
- Assist with parent meetings after a crisis
- "After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools."
- Ele’s Place works in partnership with school counselors to provide 8-week support groups in many area schools (as listed below).
- Lansing area school counselors interested in partnering with Ele's Place in their school should contact Pat Gundrum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Ann Arbor area school counselors interested in partnering with Ele's Place in their school should contact Katie Brickman at email@example.com.
- Grand Rapids area schools interested in partnering with Ele's Place in their school should contact Julie DeJong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Flint area schools interested in partnering with Ele's Place in their school should contact Tracy Payton-Lester at email@example.com.
LANSING AREA SCHOOL AND OFFSITE PARTNERS
- Grand Ledge High School
- Potterville High School/Alt. Ed. Combo
- Sexton Middle School (7/8)
- Hope Middle School
- Haslett Middle School
- Waverly East Middle School
- Waverly Middle School
- Waverly High School
- Hayes Middle School
- Springport High School
- Dewitt Junior High
- Holt Junior High
- Washington Woods Middle School
- Holt High School
- Williamston Middle School
- Leslie Middle School (7/8)
- Charlotte Middle School
- Charlotte Upper Elementary (5/6)
- Charlotte High School
- Lansing Catholic Central School
- Mason High School
- Morris High School
- Morris Middle School
- Owosso Alt. Ed.
- Dansville High School
- Dansville Middle School
- Webberville School
- Bath Middle School
- Everett High School
- Eastern Junior High
- Eastern High School
- St. Gerard Middle School
Note: These are the schools that we are actively working with to provide Ele's Group to their students.
ANN ARBOR AREA SCHOOL PARTNERS
- Lincoln Middle School
- Milan Middle School
- Pinckney Navigator School
- Pinckney Pathfinder School
- Saline Middle School
- South Lyon High School
- Whitmore Lake Elementary
- Pinckney High School
GRAND RAPIDS AREA SCHOOL PARNTER
- Westwood Middle School
- Pinewood Middle School
- Valleywood Middle School
- Crossroads Alternative High School
- Central Elementary School