Walled Lake Central-Outside Resources and Tutoring
Outside Resources & Tutoring
The WLCS Counseling Department acknowledges families who are seeking assistance in various areas. WLCS provides this information as a source for families to consider when looking for resources. WLCS does not endorse nor receive benefits from any of the resources listed. WLCS encourages families to thoroughly research potential providers and programs.
Interesting Articles to Read
Click on the links below to read interesting (short) articles that are of relevance for all teens and their parents.
Five Steps to Good Decision Making
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Teen Dating Contract
Ten Mistakes Parents Make with Teens
Help Ignite Your Teen's Strengths
Grades Are In and I'm Concerned
Parent Hosting Teenage Parties MUST READ THIS!
Concerned About Grades
I Need Help Studying
Cyberbullying-What is it??
Talking to Your Kid about Drugs & Alcohol
Signs & Symptoms of Drug Use
How to Handle High School Stress
Beware of 10 Common Test-Taking Mistakes
Handling Test Stress
Taking Notes the Right Way
Standardized Test Practice
Collegeboard.com - As stated above, this has links to SAT I, II, PSAT, AP test information, dates, online registration, deadlines, etc.
act.org - Information, test dates, online registration, ACT test prep., etc.
KHAN Academy- a tailored practice plan for students based on a diagnostic or their SAT or PSAT/NMSQT® scores
Academic Resources for Parents and Students
Mental Health Agencies and Therapist Information
LINK to Resources in Oakland County: Condensed list of commonly accessed support services available in Oakland County.
LINK to Oakland County Community Resource Guide: A guide to finding the right resources to match a child’s and family’s needs
Support Services listed by specific area of need:
Addictions - Agencies assisting with addiction
Domestic Violence - Agencies assisting with domestic violence
Eating Disorders - Agencies assisting with eating disorders
Emergency Psychiatric - Agencies assisting for psychological emergencies
Free or Low Cost Services - Free or Low Cost Service Agencies
Gay, Lesbian, & Bisexual - Agencies assisting with sexual orientation
Grief & Trauma - Agencies assisting with grief & loss
Helpful Agencies - Agencies offering various services
Medical - Agencies assisting with medical topics
Self Injury - Agencies assisting with self-injury
Suicide - Agencies assisting with suicide and suicide prevention
Midcourse Correction - For over 20 years Midcourse Correction has run a weekend outdoor challenge camp for at-risk youth. Our primary objective is to help incorrigible youth develop self-confidence and a higher concern for the effect their choices have on others. The goal is to be a preventative wake-up call for youth that are on a self-destructive path.
School Violence- Tips on Talking with Children
Helping Students After a School Shooting
- Try and keep routines as normal as possible. Kids gain security from the predictability of routine, including attending school.
- Limit exposure to television and the news.
- Be honest with kids and share with them as much information as they are developmentally able to handle.
- Listen to kids’ fears and concerns.
- Reassure kids that the world is a good place to be, but that there are people who do bad things.
- Parents and adults need to first deal with and assess their own responses to crisis and stress.
- Rebuild and reaffirm attachments and relationships.
How to Explain School Shootings to Your Kids
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers (includes links to translated resources for several different languages)
COPING IN THE AFTERMATH OF A SHOOTING