Student Safety and Wellness
From mental health resources, to bullying prevention and food and nutrition services, FCPS is committed to supporting more than just a child's education.
FCPS provides a network of support to staff members, students, and families, facilitating instruction and enabling students to succeed as individuals within the learning environment.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Programs
FCPS offers small group activities and learning experiences for students that focus on the many ways alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use can impact their lives.
Bullying Prevention and Intervention
Through school-wide positive behavior approaches and participation in K-12 health and guidance lessons students are taught to behave respectfully and to resolve conflicts in positive ways.
Conflict Resolution Education Services
Fostering peaceful learning communities and change agents based on principles of conflict resolution and social justice through education and empowerment.
Crisis Intervention Services
Support, services, and consultation is available to any FCPS school community affected by loss caused by humans or natural disasters; deaths; suicides; and other tragedies.
Food and Nutrition Programs
Peruse the wide menu of services provided by the Office of Food and Nutrition Services.
Gang Prevention and Education
Working together with parents, families, and community partners to remain at the forefront of preventing gang activity and the influence of gangs on our children.
Information for Homeless Families
Ensuring that all students have the resources necessary to obtain a successful education.
Mental Health and Resiliency
Fostering positive relationships, developing resiliency as a response to adversity, and increasing the capacity to cope are essential elements of good mental health.
A formal process facilitated by trained, skilled facilitators that brings together those impacted by wrongdoing while focusing on accountability, character development, and school and community safety.
School Counseling Services
Every FCPS student has the opportunity to work with a state-certified school counselor.
School Health Services
Our comprehensive school health program has a positive impact on the learning process by reducing health-related barriers to learning.
School Health and Wellness
FCPS is committed to the whole child, whole school, and whole community by providing comprehensive education and services that support the success of every student and staff member.
School Psychology Services
Our school psychologists are mental health specialists with knowledge of child development, the psychology of learning, behavior management and intervention, monitoring progress of students, and program evaluation. Our psychologist school assignments are listed here.
School Safety & Threat Assessment
Parents and Students: Help make our schools safer by viewing threat assessment training modules. Learn about FCPS' anonymous Tip Line, too.
School Social Work Services
Our social workers help to prevent social, emotional, and behavioral factors from affecting a student's ability to perform at his or her best. Our social worker school assignments are listed here.
Student Wellness: Tips and Strategies
Feeling super stressed? Worried about a friend's mental health—or your own? Get tips to help manage your emotions and see what to do if you are in crisis.
Youth Survey Information
Determining the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programs offered in schools and communities.
Virginia School Climate Survey Information - Elementary and High School Surveys
The school climate survey is a tool for schools to monitor and improve school climate in order to maintain a safe and orderly school environment conductive to learning.
Virginia School Climate Survey Information - Middle School Survey
This survey is conducted by the Department of Criminal Justice Services/Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (DCJS/VCSCS). This year the survey will be conducted by all middle schools (including 6th graders at Glasgow, Holmes, and Poe) between February 5 and March 28, 2019.