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    Jennifer Kenny
     
    Jennifer Kenny, MA, EdS, LPC, SAC
     
    (973) 584-1200 Ext. 1242
     
     
     
     

    The Student Assistance Counselor (SAC) is part of the School Counseling Department and the primary focus is the "well being" of the child.  The SAC interacts with students in both individual and group settings.  The SAC offers prevention, education, intervention, referral services, and support to all students as well as their families.  Any student who might be encountering behavioral, social, and/ or emotional turmoil would benefit from seeking out assistance from the Student Assistance Counselor (SAC). The SAC also acts as the Anti-Bullying Specialist at the high school. 

     

    The SAC can assist with many social/emotional concerns including but not limited to: 

    • Alcohol/Drug Abuse
    • Anger issues
    • Anxiety
    • Bullying/Harassment behavior
    • Crisis Management
    • Depression
    • Eating Disorders
    • Family conflict/changes
    • Grief/Loss
    • Peer/Relationship struggles
    • School issues/struggles
    • Self Esteem
    • Self Harm
    • Social Skills
    • Stress

     

    Ways in which the SAC can help:

    • Confidential support services 
    • Works with both students and families to provide necessary referral resources
    • Parent education programs
    • Coordination with outside provider
    • Crisis intervention 
    • Individual/Group meetings as needed
    • Psychoeducation to students and staff