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Mental Health

The physical, emotional, and social well-being of a student is critical to their academic success and future accomplishments. Through collaborations with the Santa Clara County Department of Behavioral Health and other community agencies and partners, Franklin-McKinley School District established a sustainable infrastructure that maximizes resources and utilizes current staff to provide services to all students in the District.

School Linked Services

School Linked Services (SLS) offers on-site school-based services to heal and strengthen individuals, families and systems by addressing needs and risks faced by children, youth, and families.

School site staff may send a referral request to the School Linked Services Specialist who will work with the parent/guardian to identify appropriate referral services. The School Linked Services Specialist will make contact with the parent/guardian within 5 business days of receiving the initial request.

Reasons for referral include: change in academic performance, chronic absenteeism, stress, grief and loss, self-harm, suicidal ideation, sudden change in behavior, drug and alcohol abuse, and mental health concerns.

Social Work Interns

The Franklin-McKinley School District welcomes Bachelor and Master level social work interns from local universities. Social work interns are involved with students one-on-one, in group settings, and with parents in support of their child’s attendance and well-being.

Health & Wellness Policy



 Contact Person           Title  Phone Number   
 Berenice Gonzalez  Secretary II   (408) 283-6092
 Mireya Coronado  School Linked Services Specialist      (408) 283-6090