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Counselor Support Resources

CRAIG MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELORS
Steven Childress, Counselor A-L
325-794-4100 ext. 7356
steven.childress@abileneisd.org

Tali Barbarick, Counselor M-Z
325-794-4100 ext. 5512
tali.barbarick@abileneisd.org

 

 

COUNSELOR FORMS & RESOURCES

  • COUNSELOR REFERRAL FORM
    If a student or family needs to meet/talk with the counselor to address a specific need or concern, please fill out the form at the link. Please note these form submissions will be checked daily (Monday-Friday) and will be answered within 24-48 hours, depending on the urgency…
    • On-Campus Students experiencing a mental health crisis – come to counselors office immediately
    • Remote Students experiencing a mental health crisis – please contact: Betty Hardwick Center at 1-800-758-3344, located at 2616 S. Clack St. Abilene Texas, 79606 or dial 911 if it is an emergency.
  • Schedule Changes
    Schedules changes are closed for this semester.  
  • ABILENE COMMUNITY AGENCIES & RESOURCES
    If you are in needs of FINANCIAL / FOOD / HEALTH / HOUSING / JOBS / TRANSPORTATION please…
    • Call 2-1-1 OR
    • “A Call For Help” Website 
    • Craig “Communities in Schools” Liaison: Sheila Ashford – sheila.ashford@abileneisd.org

CRAIG COLT’S OFFICIAL SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES

FREE SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING FOR STUDENTS, FAMILIES & TEACHERS

MONTHLY GUIDANCE THEMES & RESOURCES
Craig Middle School Counselors will have a Monthly Guidance Theme during the School Year to promote resources for students, families and staff on special topics. If there is a topic or resources that you need or are interested in, please submit a counselor referral form and request that information. 

August Theme: Welcome Back 

September Theme: Study Skills & Time Management

October Theme: Drug/Alcohol Prevention

November Theme: Bully Prevention

 December Theme: Internet Safety & Digital Footprint

January Theme: Conflict Resolution 

February Theme: Healthy Relationships & Teen Dating 

Violence Prevention

March Theme: Mental Health & Wellness

April Theme: Stress Management

May Theme: Summer Safety

 

NATIONAL HOTLINES
The following hotlines may be helpful for students in crisis while not attending school due to COVID-19.

Texas Department of Family & Protective Services (Child Protective Services)
1-800-252-5400

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

Disaster Distress Helpline – SAMHSA
(800) 985-5990

Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
(310) 855-4673

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
(800) 843-5678

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

National Parent Helpline
(855) 427-2736

National Runaway Safeline
(800) 786-2929

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255

Poison Control
(800) 222-1222

Rape, Sexual Assault, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
(800) 656-4673