The following hotlines may be helpful for students and parents in crisis.
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Disaster Distress Helpline – SAMHSA
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Parent Helpline
National Runaway Safeline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Rape, Sexual Assault, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Natalie Kant is the counselor at Skyview Middle School for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD). A school counselor since 2003, Natalie Kant knows about building an award winning school counseling program from the ground up – and improving on it each year. Natalie’s platforms include Response to Intervention (RTI), analyzing data, master scheduling, organizational skills, and advocating for all students. Natalie surrounds herself with the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Model which allows her to be a better counselor.
In 2014, she was recognized as the Counselor of the Year for the State of Alaska. In 2016, she was the Alaska school counselor state representative and attended the school counselor of the year ceremonies in Washington DC. In 2017, she was recognized as the first school counselor in the State of Alaska to receive the RAMP (Recognized American School Counselor Association Model Program) award. From 2015 to 2021 she served on the Alaska School Counselor Association Board and in 2019 held the title of Board President.
Her favorite quote is “When you love what you do, you’ll never have to work a day in your life”.
To read more on her RAMP achievement:
Peninsula Clarion Article
Skyview Middle School Counseling Department