Cardinal Success Center

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WELCOME TO THE CARDINAL SUCCESS CENTER!

The Cardinal Success Center (CSC) is a Student Support Service Program.  The CSC is staffed by a School Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Interns, Community Based Organizations and work collaboratively with staff at the school site and District office. 

 

MISSION STATEMENT OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAMS (SSSP)

 “Increase academic success by providing students and families with educational, personal and social support in a safe learning environment.”

 

WHAT SERVICES DOES THE CARDINAL SUCCESS CENTER PROVIDE?

The CSC Provides a number of free and confidential* services to the school community including:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Mental health counseling services, support, and case management.
  • Building trusting relationships with students, families, and school personnel.
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of student and family.
  • Home visits to understand and address barriers to learning.
  • Family support, linking students and families with school and community resources.
  • Collaborating with all school personnel to assess students’ social/emotional obstacles to academic success.
  • Assisting teachers and administrators in developing plans to help students with academic and behavior problems.
  • Develop/facilitate/coordinate wellness prevention and intervention programs and activities.
  • *Some services may require parental consent

 

Issues that May Prompt a Student Support Center Referral:

  • Mental health 
  • Grief & loss 
  • Suicidal ideation, depression
  • Relationship/dating issues
  • Identity issues
  • Abuse or neglect
  • Health concerns
  • Lack of basic needs/homelessness
  • Pregnancy, teen parent needs
  • Change in academic performance
  • Chronic attendance or tardiness issues
  • Gang affiliations
  • Coping or social skills deficits
  • Facilitation of school-home-community communication
  • Student advocacy
  • Referral, monitoring, collaboration to and with community agencies
  • Staff support and/or development
  • Substance Abuse

Note: The Cardinal Success Center will keep all information confidential, unless students are in danger, or are putting others in danger.

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Emergency Shelter/Food/Clothing for Youth and Families

Bill Wilson Center (Youth & Young Adults) 408-243-0222 http://www.billwilsoncenter.org

EHC Lifebulilders 408-539-2100 http://www.ehclifebuilders.org

Inn Vision 408-292-4286 http://www.innvision.org

Catholic Charities 408-325-5277 http://www.catholicharitiescc.org

Second Harvest Food Bank 1-800-984-3663 http://www.shfb.org

Loaves and Fishes 408-998-1500 http://www.loavesfishes.org/cms/

To Register as Homeless with East Side Union High School District, Contact Rose Ortiz 408-347-5202 ortizr@esuhsd.org

 

Victim of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence or Crime

YWCA of Silicon Valley

Victim Witness Assistance Center 408-295-2656 http://www.svfaces.org/victim-witness.html

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence