Counselor's Page

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Amy Yocom

Counselor/Testing Coordinator/

504 Coordinator

Ropes Counselor's Website

The district has implemented programs to address the following mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse concerns: 

 • Mental health promotion and early intervention; 

 • Building skills to manage emotions, establish and maintain positive relationships, and engage in responsible decision-making; 

 • Substance abuse prevention and intervention; 

 • Suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention (interventions after a suicide in a community); 

 • Grief, trauma, and trauma-informed care; 

 • Positive behavior interventions and supports; 

 • Positive youth development; and 

 • Safe, supportive, and positive school climates.

 

If a student has been hospitalized or placed in residential treatment for a mental health condition or substance abuse, the district has procedures to support the student’s return to school. 

Please contact Amy Yocom at ayocom@ropesisd.us if you would like more information on our programs.

Physical & Mental Health Resources:

Parents & students in need of assistance with physical and mental health concerns may contact the following campus and community resources:

*District Full-time Nurse-WenDee Rhoades (806) 562-4031

*District Full-time Counselor-Amy Yocom (806) 562-2608

*The local public health authority-Texas Department of Health Services (806) 744-3577

*The local mental health authority-StarCare (806) 766-0310