Welcome to the Student Support Counselor Page. Mrs. Frasier is your SSC and is available most days on campus. If you would like to schedule an appointment you can email Mrs. Frasier, stop by the counseling center, or fill out a Student Support Counseling request using the QR code located in every classroom and outside Mrs. Frasier's office door.
On this page I have included resources for helping with mental health concerns, social/emotional issues, parenting tips, and more.
Contact Mrs. Frasier
Degrees and Certifications:
- Masters of Arts in Counseling
- Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
- Advanced Grief Recovery Method Specialist (AGRMS)
- Certified Trauma Practitioner (CTP)
- School Counselor EC-12
- Generalist Teacher EC-4
- ESL EC-4
- GT EC-4
Wings of Dawson (Suicide Prevention Task Force)
Uncommon Connections (SEL Book Club)
Nest Watchers (New Student Connection Group)
Jessica Frasier is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Professional School Counselor. Prior to becoming the Student Support Counselor at Dawson High School in August of 2018 she was an elementary counselor for three years and an elementary teacher for five years before that. Along with providing counseling services in the school setting Mrs. Frasier has also provided traditional therapy and grief work in the community at multiple non profits. Her office is located across from the counseling center at Dawson High School, Room 1117. On a weekly basis, Mrs. Frasier meets with students during the day and lunch hour. She also meets with teachers, parents, specialists, staff, and administrators to monitor student progress and discuss any needs related to students.
As Your Student Support Counselor, I Will ...
- Support You in Figuring Out What To Do
- Provide You A Space To Relax
- Help You To See Your Strengths
- Provide You With Resources In And Out of School
- Celebrate Your Successes
- Collaborate With You to Make the Hard Stuff A Little Easier
Parent and Student Resources
Mental Health Matters Quarterly Newsletter
Wellness Wednesday Videos
- NAMI Gulf Coast Helpline -800-950-6264
- Talking to Children about COVID-19
- Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- New York Times - Talking to teens about coronavirus
- Talking to children about tragedies and other news events
- National Association of School Psychologists – COVID-19 Parent Resource
- Centers for Disease Control Information on self-care for different populations
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty
- New York Times – 10 Ways to Ease Coronavirus Anxiety
- American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry offers a wealth of information on issues pertinent to children and their families. Download fact sheets on topics such as The Adopted Child, Children and Divorce, Preparing for Adolescence, Children and Grief, Discipline, Children Who Wont Go to School, Stepfamily Problems and more.
- Because I Love You (BILY) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting parents with troubled children of any age. BILY promotes structure, consequences and consistency in raising our kids and we have helped thousands of families over the past 18 years.
- TOUGHLOVE International is a non-profit, self-help organization that provides ongoing education and active support to families, empowering parents and young people to accept responsibility for their actions.
Mental Health Resources
- C.H.A.D.D. Children and Adults with ADD (with hyperactivity)
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress
- Youth Suicide Warning Signs: Resources for youth, parents, and school staff on ways to recognize and find help for a child with suicida ideations.
- After an Attempt: A Guide for Taking Care of Your Family Member After Treatment in the Emergency Department
- Partnership for Drug Free Kids
- Information about substance abuse for teens, parents, and educators
- Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
- Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes and Young People (Information from the Surgeon General)