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Student and Staff Supports

Student and Staff Supports Department includes: Student Threat Assessment, Student Suicide Assessment/Prevention, Critical Incidents, DSMaRT, 504, and Students with Long Term Medical Absences

Contact Information

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Ste. 480 West Albuquerque, NM, 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 880-3718

Email: stephen.fortess@aps.edu

Full staff listing

Threat Assessment

The primary goal of the Threat Assessment Program is to prevent targeted school violence. The threat assessment process involves identifying, assessing, and managing students who might pose a risk of violence to an identified or identifiable target. (Another student, staff member or facility)

Employee Assistance Program

Call 884-9738

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free counseling program available to all APS employees and their families. EAP supports and assists employees with personal and/or work-related problems that impact their job performance.

Student Suicide Assessment/Intervention

Call: 218-3948

The primary goal of the Suicide Intervention Program is to reduce student suicide by providing resources for students and their families where a student with suicidal ideation can receive a comprehensive assessment and referral for treatment

District Stress Management and Risk Reduction Team (DSMaRT)

Call: 219-3948

The primary goal of DSMaRT is to reduce or mitigate the effects of traumatic events on schools by providing an array of Crisis Intervention Services and supports. Crisis Intervention Counseling is also offered to employees impacted by a school tragedy.

Section 504

Cell: 269-5545
Desk: 855-9840

Students who are classified as disabled under Section 504 but not in need of/or receiving special education and/or related services shall be provided reasonable accommodations to meet their special needs in the regular classroom setting.

Educational Support for Students with Long Term Medical Absences

Cell: 269-5545
Desk: 855-9840

Schools shall provide educational support options for parents/guardians of students who experience long-term medical absences as defined as 10 or more consecutive days out of school due to a medical injury or illness. 

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