School Psychologists

BHASD school psychologists are child advocates and partners in education committed to helping all children achieve their best academically, emotionally and vocationally.

BHASD Psychological Services are provided by state-certified school psychologists hired by the Brandywine Heights Area School District. The staff includes professionals who collaboratively work within the District to provide services for all children.  School psychologists have specialized training in both psychology and education.  Services are tailored to meet the needs of students and their specific situations.  The role of BHASD psychologists is to:

• consult with parents, teachers, and other professionals
• evaluate students
• provide individual and group counseling
• conduct interventions
• offer in-service programs
• participate in District initiatives to make schools safer and more effective
• respond to and manage District-wide crises

BHASD school psychologists  work in collaboration with students, parents, teachers, and other professionals in a team approach to overcome academic, behavioral, and emotional difficulties. Our school psychologists offer:

  • Psycho-Educational Evaluation
  • Consultation
  • Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention and Post-vention

Mental Health Resources:

Mental Helath.Gov – For Parents and Caregivers

Mental Health Resources For Parents of Adolescents and Young Adults

Children and Mental Health

Pennsylvania Department of Education Mental Health Resources

The link below includes multiple resources under the following categories:

  • Family Resources
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • School Resources
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Act 71: Suicide Awareness and Prevention
  • SEL Best Practice Resources
  • Contacts by County in PA
  • Talking to Children about COVID-19

Link:  https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/MentalHealth/Pages/default.aspx

Contact Us:

Michael Furman, School Psychologist                                                                                      micfur@bhasd.org

Phone:  610-682-5100 Extension #1403

Fax:  610-682-5184