For both minor illnesses/concerns and emergency care, nurses and licensed counselors are on duty Monday through Friday in the 健康 and 健康 Center, AG体育的现代, 14-bed医务室.
Four dedicated nurses staff the 健康 and wellness center. 集体, the nursing staff has many years of experience in all areas of pediatrics, 包括门诊, hospital care of the pediatric inpatient, 儿科重症监护, and pediatric emergency triage. Other areas of experience include intensive care nursing, 急诊室护理, and women’s reproductive 健康.
Location, Hours, and Contact 信息:
The 健康 and 健康 Center is located to the north of New Dorm on the east end of campus. 办公时间如下:
Monday-Friday 7:30一.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – nurse on call
护士总是随叫随到. When the 健康 and 健康 Center is closed, the student is able to access 健康 care by contacting dorm faculty who can reach the on-call nurse 24/7.
Parents can contact 健康 services during regular hours at 703-556-8243 or by email at 健康center@AG体育app.org. For questions outside regular hours contact the Adult on Duty at 703-556-8200 who will connect you with the on-call nurse.
The counseling program at AG体育app is available to help our students adjust to changes they go through during adolescence. Students and 父母 are encouraged to seek out the counselor regarding personal, 社会, 或情绪问题. Our counselor works directly with students in individual and group sessions and also offers campus-wide programs in the form of speakers, 研讨会, and workshops on adolescent-健康 topics.
The counseling office is located in the 健康 and 健康 Center. It is open during the day and after school for students, 父母, and AG体育app adults who would like to meet with a counselor. In case of after-hours urgent concerns, faculty and staff are able to reach the counselor 24/7. Weekend and evening times are available by appointment or for emergencies.
How To Schedule a Counseling Appointment:
Students can schedule in-person meetings (the counseling offices are upstairs in the 健康 House) or online meetings via 微软团队. 或通过访问 www.AG体育app.org/counselingappointments
Check the counselors’ availability online and then make an appointment that works with your schedule!
If your meeting is via Teams, a “Join Teams meeting” link will be in the confirmation and reminder emails. At your appointment time, click on the link.
You can contact Tracie Epes, 咨询总监, at 703-556-8298 or by email at tepes@AG体育app.org.
The director of counseling oversees the 健康 and 健康 Committee, consisting of school nurses, 田径主任, the assistant director of 运动s, 我的教练, and two additional faculty members. The goals of the 健康 and 健康 Committee are as follows:
Each grade level participates in a series of 健康 and 健康 workshops designed to educate and increase awareness of specific physical, 认知, 情感, and 社会 健康 issues such as stress management/relaxation, 健康的关系, 药物/酒精/烟草使用, nutrition and 健康y eating choices, Internet safety and cyber bullying, 决策, 和性教育.
全年, the 健康 and 健康 Committee sponsors campus-wide activities that raise awareness of specific 健康 issues and promote stress relief and self-care. These activities include celebrations of Sleep Awareness Week, Random Acts of Kindness Week, 压力宣传月, and National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.
Ms. Epes began working at AG体育app in 2008. She earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Science degree in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a Specialist in Education degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.