Educational Institutions

Behavioral Health Services for Educational Institutions

K-12 School Districts, Colleges, Universities & More

Hitting the test score. Meeting the budget. Delivering results. Your incredibly diverse team faces pressures to perform at every level. Education isn’t just about the classroom, it can be a political, financial, security and standards-driven industry. Administrators, educators, students and parents are all part of this ecosystem, relying on each other to produce the next generation of leaders, while facing a myriad of new challenges. If your passion is education, our passion is to prepare you for everything that life might send your institution’s way. Empathia helps support:

  • K-12 school districts
  • Colleges and universities
  • Community and technical colleges
  • Study abroad programs
  • Auxiliary groups
  • Associations

Learn how to conquer work, school and life while preparing for the unexpected.

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Helping Advance Your Educational Institution

Employee, Student & Family Assistance Programs

Life doesn’t always go as smoothly as curriculum plans. That’s why smart educational institutions help prepare their teams for real-world experiences, balancing the pressures of work, life and school safety. We know that your team doesn’t just include educators, facility and administrative staff, it extends to a community of students and families as well. Empathia is here to help with services like:

  • Telephonic, video* and face-to-face counseling
  • Telephonic financial and in-person legal consultation
  • Identify theft consultation and resources
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Assistance in finding child/eldercare services, schools, pet resources, adoption agencies, etc.

While there isn’t a textbook solution to school/life or work/life balance, Empathia will help you build a culture that is prepared for the next phase of life.

*Not currently available for members in California.

Crisis Management Services

Unfortunately, all educational institutions are facing increased likelihoods of catastrophic events or crises on campus. With a large number of potentially impacted individuals and unique needs for crisis management, our team provides specialized services that are tailor-made for educational institutions and their constituencies, such as:

  • Dedicated, scalable, 24/7 call center staffed by crisis counselors
  • Critical incident response and management
  • Professional on-site support
  • Accounting for students, faculty, staff and other stakeholders
  • Institutional, departmental and leadership consultation
  • Victim and family assistance

Our crisis management services help institutions respond to and recover from all types of critical incidents, ranging from active shooter events and mass fatality incidents to natural disasters. Ensure you have access to the support you need during the most critical moments.

Global Service Delivery

Education has no borders and neither does Empathia’s support for your institution. With a global network of credentialed student assistance providers and master’s-prepared crisis response professionals, our team is here to support you. Your institution needs centralized tools to plan and deploy responsive and measurably effective services that are delivered in culturally relevant ways. Empathia’s global services are delivered across six continents worldwide.

Protect and care for your team ... no matter where they are located.

Services to Support Your Educational Institution

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Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counseling

The pressures of high academic performance standards can weigh heavily on students and educators alike. Our counseling services help faculty, students and families navigate these mental and emotional stressors by strengthening their personal resilience and coping skills.
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Work/Life Resources

Increased workloads on staff and rising tuition costs for students and families can be overwhelming. Connect them with resources to help navigate financial, legal and work/life matters. We seek to reduce the stresses of school and life, so students, families and staff can be at their best.
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Management Consultation

The importance of supporting school administrators and faculty members is critical. Our team of dedicated management consultants and performance coaches will help leaders with both professional and personal development training.
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Critical Incident Response

Student suicides and mass crisis events are becoming more frequent than ever before. Our team will support your student population and staff in coping with critical events, along with assisting in transitioning to the “new-normal” post-crisis. Services can include individual and group debriefings, administrative consultation and educational presentations.
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Crisis Call Center

Managing the safety of an open population campus during a crisis is a major responsibility. Our stand-ready call center activates within 60 minutes or less, while our team of crisis response professionals organize and implement critical tasks from our Emergency Operations Center.
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Victim & Family Assistance

Caring for victims and their families during and after a crisis event is critical to your institution’s reputation. Our team handles all logistical coordination involved with establishing and organizing an on-site Family Assistance Center and pairing specialists 1:1 with victims and their families.
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Current Events in Education

“Support for Social and Emotional Learning is Widespread”
RAND Corporation – 2019 Research Brief

Enthusiasm and support for social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools is growing across the nation. It’s no surprise: Research shows that students’ social and emotional competencies are related to improvements in achievement and in other outcomes. Read the full article.