Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) Student Mental Health Resources
OCDE offers school-based violence prevention education services, provides conflict resolution training and support at no cost for public and private schools and community organizations.
The OCDE Emergency Preparedness provides you with easy access to pertinent emergency preparedness information and resources as they relate to schools throughout Orange County.
Presentation slides from the one-day school staff training presented by OCDE's Student Mental Health Initiative team.
The OC Safe from the Start vision is to empower individuals, families, organizations, and communities to reduce children's early exposure to violence and reinforce the belief that every "Every Orange County Child is My Concern." This public health campaign is a comprehensive strategy to assist communities in reducing the impact of violence on children. The initiative targets children ages 0 to 18 with an emphasis on children ages 0 to 5, who have been exposed to family, school and /or community violence.
This Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Leadership Team provides training, coaching, and systems evaluation for Orange County Schools developing a systems approach to school -wide positive discipline in order to improve the social-emotional and academic outcomes of ALL students.
OCDE School Safety provides violence prevention and interventions on issues such as bullying, cyber-bullying, and gangs/drugs are critical components of creating an effective Safe School Plan and supports students in effectively learning in a safe school environment.