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McCoy, Christy

Email: christy.mccoy@spps.org

Phone: 651-744-7983 Office or Google Voice/Text 651-456-8257

Qualifications: Masters of Social Work 2003: University of St. Thomas/University of St. Catherine Bachelor of Arts 1996 - Psychology: University of Minnesota Minneapolis

Christy McCoy MSW LICSW

Hello, my name is Christy McCoy MSW LICSW and I am one of the school social workers at Como Park Senior High School. I have been a School Social Worker for 20 years for St. Paul Public Schools but have worked in education for 27 years. In my role as a School Social Worker, I provide direct healing centered engagement/trauma informed counseling and support to students individually and in groups. I can also help students and families connect with culturally responsive resources, which includes connecting to mental health providers, community resources related to housing, food, clothing, medical needs etc. Finally, I can help families navigate county systems. 

Fun fact - I have also been actively involved with the Minnesota School Social Work Association since 2002 serving in the following leadership roles:  Legislative Chair 2008-2013; President 2013-2015; Secretary 2016-2018; Legislative Chair 2015-present. I am also proud to have served as President of the School Social Work Association of America from 2021-2022. 

MENTAL HEALTH AND CRISIS SERVICES

If you or your child are experiencing a mental health crisis, please contact one of the following resources:

Suicide and Crisis Line 988 24 hours/7days per week

Crisis text line 741741.

Ramsey County’s mobile crisis team provides stabilization services, de-escalation, crisis intervention, mental health assessments and initial crisis plans.

Under 18 years old Call the Children's Mental Health Crisis Line: 651-266-7878.

Over 18 years old Call the Adult Mental Health Crisis Line: 651-266-7900.

Walk-in crisis services are available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Urgent Care for Adult Mental Health.