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Nurse's Office/Student Well-Being

Meet Our Nurse

Alison Morse

Nurse

Mental Health Support

The high school has a full time school social worker as well as mental health specialists to support the mental health needs of our students.  Please click here to learn more about these services and about the staff at the high school who work with students and families to address the mental health needs of our students.

Supporting Our Students' Mental Health & Wellness

Great Valley is commited to supporting the growth and development of the whole child. 

We aim to provide safe and supportive schools where the school culture celebrates our diverse community and healthy social and emotional development. Our mental health specialists, school social workers and school psychologists are available to provide more focused support for students as well as assess students for safety (suicide risk assessments and threat assessments). For more information about mental health supports and resources and crisis resources, please click here.

General Information

Great Valley School District Health Services and Policies have been developed in accordance with the School Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to help all children as they develop physically, emotionally, and mentally. Here in Great Valley, we want every child to enter the classroom in optimal health and ready to learn! Please call the School Nurse if you have any questions or concerns.

Emergency/Medical Update 

Prior to the beginning of each school year, guardians are required to complete a Health/Emergency Information Form for each of your students using Skyward Family Access. You will be notified by email at the end of summer to perform this important update of your child's information.  Even if no information has changed, you must update the Form Completion Date at the bottom of the form to indicate your approval for that school year.  Please notify the school if any changes occur in your child's information during the school year.

First Aid/ Illness/ Emergency Care

Children who become sick or who are injured at school will receive First Aid or will be allowed to rest for a short period in the nurse's office. Parents will be contacted if there is a need to refer a child for further treatment. School nurses are prohibited by law to diagnose injuries or illnesses. Please do not send your child to the nurse for diagnosis. Decisions regarding the need for medical care rest finally with the parents. Please keep the school nurse updated if there are any new health concerns, medical diagnoses, or prescribed medicines that may affect your child at school. This information is especially important in emergency situations. In the event of a severe injury or illness, 911 will be called and the child will be transported to the hospital.

Mental Health Support Services and Resources

 Our mental health specialists, school social workers and school psychologists are available to provide more focused support for students as well as assess students for safety. For more information and access to resources, please click here.

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