Counselor Reef

Welcome to the Counselor Reef!

On this page you can hideaway and find community resources, fun activities, and ways to stay healthy & positive during this "new normal" we are all experiencing.

For more information regarding counseling support for your student,

please email the school counselor, Dr Nick, at nminardi@sylvan.k12.ca.us

Check out this article with eight expert tips to help families stay calm during times of uncertainty and stress.

Counselor Moments

BTSN Intro.mp4
Meet your counselor
1. Tic Tac Toe.mp4
Tic Tac Toe
2. BUGS.mp4
Bugs
3 TugOwar.mp4
Tug O' War
4 Who Am I.mp4
Who Am I?
5 Ugetwhatuget.mp4
U Get What U Get
6 Sequence makes sense.mp4
Sequence Makes Sense
7 Self Defense.mp4
Self Defense
8 Friendship State.mp4
Friendship State
9 Charades.mp4
Charades
10 The I in Group.mp4
The "I" in Group
11 Gossip & Rumors.mp4
Gossip & Rumors
12 Bop it!.mp4
Bop It!
13 Buckets.mp4
Buckets
14 Letting Go.mp4
Letting Go
15 Super Heroes.mp4
Super Heros
16 RYG.mp4
RYG
17 Believe.mp4
Believe
18 The Juggler.mp4
The Juggler
19 Deep Blue Sea.mp4
Deep Blue
20 Snap.mp4
Snap
21 Topple.mp4
Topple
22 Bicycle.mp4
Bicycle
23 Tricks.mp4
Tricks

These fun activities can be used as brain breaks.

Mindful Meditation for Kids
Move & Freeze
Weave Silk
Quick Draw
Bomomo
Live Animal Camera: Giraffe

Videos to Motivate, Inspire or Laugh.

Sand Artist

How you treat people is who you are!

Teamwork can make the dreamwork

Inspiration from Animals

A to Z Coping Skills

5,4,3,2,1 Grounding Technique

Community Resources

The following are some useful resources for our families in crisis.

  • United Way provides the 2-1-1 number for local community services such as rent and mortgage assistance, food and shelter, transportation, child care and much more.

  • Stanislaus County Warm Line (209) 558-4600. This is a non-crisis intervention, offering peer support, referrals, and shared experiences of hope and recovery.

  • Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is available for any crisis.

  • Suicide Hot Line 1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-SUICIDE