What is SAP?
SASD's Student assistance program is responsible for many programs in the district, including Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) education.
Sometimes students have personal concerns that interfere with their ability to do well in school (for example, alcohol or drug use of someone close to them, divorce, low self-esteem, or death of a loved one). Often it is very difficult to leave these feelings at the classroom door, and they can negatively affect students' academic achievement.
The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a collaborative process, provided within the Sheboygan Area School District, to provide students the opportunity to address these concerns. Building SAP Coordinators will explain the Student Assistance Program to students, parents and staff within the buildings they serve. Parents must make a request, in writing, to the building principal if they do not wish their children to participate in the SAP.
How Are Students Referred to SAP?There are several ways students may be referred to the Student Assistance Program.
What Happens as a Result of a Referral to SAP?
Upon receiving a referral to the SAP, the building coordinator will gather behavioral information and determine the appropriate action to be taken. This could include: