What is a Student Assistance Counselor?

Student assistance programs are designed to help students and their families with problems that are affecting their personal lives and academic performance. The role of a Student Assistance Counselor (SAC) is to provide support to the student and prevent personal difficulties from interfering with their success in the school environment.

The SAC may provide assistance with social and emotional concerns (mental health, substance, bullying) that includes, but not limited to:

Anger

Eating Disorder

School Issues

Anxiety

Emotional Concerns

Self-Esteem

Crisis Management

Family Changes/Concerns

Self-Harm

Depression

Grief/Loss

Social Skills

Divorce

Relationship Concerns

Stress

How can the Student Assistance Counselor help?

    • Confidential support services

    • Works with both students and families to provide necessary referral resources

    • Assist families and students with mental health and substance use concerns by connecting students and families to community resources

    • Hold Individual and group meetings with students as needed

    • Provide psychoeducation to students and staff

    • Parent education programs

    • Coordination with outside providers

Who is the Student Assistance Counselor?

Jacqueline Skutka, MA, LPC, SAC

Phone: 973-927-2208 x7304

Email: Jacqueline.Skutka@motsd.org



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