This Google form is intended to give students a virtual space in which they can discuss their mental health, wellbeing, concerns, and other related topics and questions with a counselor (e.g., Ms. Nardelli, Student Assistance Counselor and Dr. Strothers, School Psychologist) in confidentiality. Ms. Nardelli and Dr. Strothers will check the forms responses regularly, and will respond accordingly.  *For serious, immediate concerns, please reach out to your counselor directly via email or phone.   Google Form Link: https://forms.gle/T4rz3S3eZ6ZD5VKc8

Antonia Strothers, School Psychologist/Case Manager
201-343-6000 x8509 ; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*Dr. Strothers is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Advanced School Psychology Doctorate program, and works on both the Teterboro and Applied Tech campuses. On the Applied Tech campus, Dr. Strothers serves as the 504 and IEP chairperson, as well as the Anti-Bullying Specialist. Dr. Strothers also works privately in an outpatient mental health practice.  In her spare time, Dr. Strothers enjoys hiking, camping, going to concerts, and spending time with her friends and family (including her cat, Carlton).

Laura Nardelli, Student Assistance Counselor
201-343-6000 x7712; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

School Social Work Interns:
Sydney Zulli: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Ashlea Emberger: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The role of the Student Assistance Counselor is to provide both counseling and school-wide services. The primary responsibilities of the SAC are to promote social, emotional and personal development of all students. Ms. Nardelli provides individual and group counseling in the following areas: anxiety/depression, academic struggles, personal conflicts, LGBTQ+, relationships/family issues, HIB (harassment, intimidation and bullying), and any other issues that the student is experiencing. Ms. Nardelli is here for the students.  The most important part of the SAC’s role is to be an advocate for the needs of the students at BT. 
*Ms. Nardelli’s background is in social work.  She has a Masters in Social Work and a Student Assistance Coordinator’s Certification. In her spare time Ms. Nardelli enjoys spending time with her family and friends, outdoor activities, and listening to country music. She is an advocate for animals and has worked with several rescue organizations for cats and dogs. 

Jon Bercovici, School Social Worker/Case Manager
201-343-6000 x8416 ; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
*Mr. Bercovici has been in the district for over 20 years and serves on multiple campuses providing case management, group, and individual counseling. Prior to coming to Bergen Tech he was Senior Clinician for the Department of Psychiatry at Hackensack University Medical Center. Mr. Bercovici is the Admissions Director on the Paramus Campus and is on both the Bergen County Academies and Teterboro admissions teams coordinating the entrance exam for 504 and IEP applicants to both schools.

Services provided:
-Counseling & Consultation Services
-Crisis Intervention
-Teacher support to assist students
-Child Study Team services (Case Management)
-Behavioral supports
-Meetings to discuss outside services/liaison between outside services
 
 
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