Whole CHILD Initiative

A Whole CHILD approach to education helps to ensure that each individual child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged within their school community. Visit RCAS to learn more. 

BHSSC’s Community, Family, and Special Services team members Jeanne Burckhard-McKenna and Kellsie Judge are here to support Rapid City Area Schools in the Whole CHILD Initiative.

Jeanne provides trainings for educators on:

  • Self-Care for Educators
  • Trauma-Informed Practices
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

Contact Jeanne Burckhard-McKenna

Kellsie assists educators with engaging families through:

  • Family Events
  • School Conferences, and more!

Contact Kellsie Judge