Office of Student Wellness

Our Vision:
To promote and support collaborative systems, practices, and policies that enhance protective factors and
foster respect, inclusion, equity, and health so our students and our community thrive.

The Office of Student Wellness is dedicated to providing multifaceted support and guidance to schools, students, and families. We provide developmentally appropriate education to meet the needs of the growing child, prevention services for specific risk areas, and intensive support services where they are needed. We continue to establish strong partnerships with community organizations to support and participate in these efforts for maximum impact.

Santa Fe Public Schools is committed to developing and supporting the wellness and mindfulness of students, staff and families. Our goals are to:

  • Foster meaningful connections with students,

  • Understand and respond to the challenges presented by trauma, stress, anxiety, and depression,

  • Utilize social-emotional learning to move our district toward equity and

  • Develop, practice and reflect on the attitudes, skills and knowledge for positive personal and social growth and academic and career success.

The Office of Student Wellness is comprised of the following programs, strategies, and supports:

  • Adelante Program

  • Teen Parent Program

  • Restorative Justice Program

  • WAVE (Wellness Ambassadors to Voice & Empower) Program

  • Parent Involvement Program

  • School Counseling Services

  • Nursing Services 

  • Gender Support Process Support

  • Social Emotional Learning & Bullying Prevention

Programs:

Adelante Program
Restorative Justice
Safe Zones
Social Emotional Learning
Teen Parent Program
WAVE Program
Parent Involvement Program

Behavioral & Mental Health Resources:

School Counseling
School Based Mental Health Services
Parent Resources Guide
For Staff: Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

School Health:

School Nursing and Health
COVID-19 Dashboard

Other Supports:

Bullying Prevention
Gender Support Process
Students in Foster Care
A Comprehensive NM Resource Directory

Contact Us:

Office of Student Wellness Staff Directory

Sue O'Brien
Executive Director
Office of Student Wellness
505.467.2527
sueobrien@sfps.k12.nm.us

Kathy Villegas
Project Assistant
Office of Student Wellness
505.467.2570
kvillegas@sfps.k12.nm.us

Office of Student Wellness
BF Young Professional Building - Annex
1300 Camino Sierra Vista
Santa Fe, NM 87505