We provide a wide range of health and wellness services to our students including access to our Health Center Staff, arranging doctor's appointments, counseling, flu preparedness and athletic training.
New Hampton School will provide your student with high quality school nursing services, day infirmary care, preventive and rehabilitative care for sports injuries, brief behavioral and emotional assessments, brief supportive counseling and treatment coordination, and on-site medical care for minor illnesses and injuries. There are no additional fees for these services.
The Health Center is open during the school year Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 7:30 pm. On Saturdays hours are 7:00 am until noon and on Sunday from 10 am until noon. The nurse-manager, Cynthia Glidden, R.N. will be on-campus during the day Monday through Friday. The daily clinic for acute illness and injuries will be held from 10 am until noon, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The nurse-practitioner will be available by appointment. The Athletic Training staff will be available at the athletic center and on the fields for guidance about prevention and the evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries. The School Counselor is available to discuss emotional or behavioral concerns, to provide students with support during difficult times, and to assess problems and recommend appropriate interventions.
Erika Lea, MSEd, MSW, is the Director of Counseling at New Hampton School. Ms. Lea holds an MSEd from Bank Street College of Education and an MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work. She has over ten years of experience working with adolescents and families, primarily in Brooklyn, NY and most recently in Laconia, NH.
Assessment and support for students struggling with various emotional challenges
Psycho-education in the development of life long skills including: increased self-advocacy, healthy coping mechanisms, social awareness, and empathy for others
Facilitation and connection with parents, advisors, teachers, or other essential adults in the student’s life
Appropriate referrals to out sourced therapists
A comprehensive and school-wide Health and Wellness curriculum
Out Sourced Therapists:
Students who are seeking long-term, individual, therapy are referred to out sourced therapists to promote a private and confidential therapeutic relationship
The student and family take an active role in choosing their therapist
Sessions take place in a private office in the Health Center
Sessions will be scheduled based off the student’s academic and co-curricular schedule
As students return to campus we are taking many steps to care for the health and well being of our community. To help our campus prepare for the flu we take the following steps:
Educating students and staff about the flu
Asking students and staff to stay home when ill
Asking students and staff to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing
Providing alcohol-based hand sanitizer
Cleaning surfaces frequently
Developing a plan to include further developments and recommendations
Services for Athletes
In addition, New Hampton School employs two full-time state-licensed certified athletic trainers. The training room is equipped with a hydro-collator, ultrasound unit, electrical muscle stimulant unit, two whirlpool tubs, and four treatment tables. New Hampton School has a total of 8 portable External Automated Defibrillators (AED's) on campus for our use.