Social Services

St. Petronille partners with Alexian Brothers, now called AMITA Health since forming a joint partnership with Advent Midwest, and their Parochial School Support Services program to provide a variety of Social Services to our students and school families.

Mrs. Sonja Melton, is our current school counselor. 

Sonja Melton - Counselor    

Mrs. Melton is an expereinced professional with a variety of gifts and talents.  She is well loved by the students, and a trusted member of our staff bringing a genuine joy and enthusiasm to the St. Petronille School climate.  She will be at school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7:15 am to 3:15 pm.  She is available for individual appointments or consultation. A list of some of the services she will be offering include:

  • Individual counseling: Identity formation, grief and loss, behavioral modification, death, divorce, peer relationships, body image, anxiety, stress, depression, and other needs.
  • Classroom programming: Mental health awareness, healthy body image, healthy relationships, social skills, and other needs.
  • Faculty and family consultation: Available for questions regarding any social, emotional, and behavioral observations in students.
  • Other programs and services: Leadership Academy, crisis responsive services, and outside system support.

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