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Student Assistance Program

What is SAP?

SAP is a state-mandated program designed to help parents and students remove learning barriers to ensure school success. Some of these barriers may include but are not limited to:

  • Mental Health
  • Peer Issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Mental Health
  • Home Issues
  • Socio-economic Factors
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug issues

 * If you have any of these concerns about your child or another child, please click here to make a SAP referral. SAP Referral Form

What is a SAP Team?

A SAP team is a professionally-trained team that includes school staff who connect with liaisons from community Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol agencies. The members are trained to:

  • Identify possible learning barriers
  • Determine whether or not the problem(s) lies within the responsibility of the school
  • Make recommendations to assist the student and family
  • Provide information to families in order to access community resources

Who is on PVI’s SAP Team?

  • Building Administrator 
  • School Counselors
  • School Nurse
  • School Psychologist
  • Teachers

What are the steps in the SAP Process?

  1. Referral
  2. Team Planning
  3. Parent Contact
  4. Intervention
  5. Follow-Up / Support

The mission of PVI is to inspire all students towards physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth as life-long learners.