Welcome to the BPMS Counseling Department!
Here you will find information on events happening at Baker Prairie, resources available, and how to get connected. A new feature this year is the ability to make a virtual appointment!
For more information about any of the resources listed here or the counseling program in general, please feel free to contact Ms. Shively.
Mental Health Resources
Trillium Counseling (OHP only)
email Ms. Shively for a referral or schedule a 15 minute appointment above.
Emergency - 503-655-8585 Non-emergency - 503-742-5335
Text HOME to 741741
Text NAMI to 741741
1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678
Call to Safety If you are an adult and worried about your safety at home. Interpretation line available
DHS Hotline (Oregon Department of Human Services) If you are worried about the safety of a child, Interpretation services available
Northwest Family Services - for 8th grade students and families. Contact Ms. Shively for a referral or schedule a 15 minute appointment.
BPMS Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Baker Prairie uses the CharacterStrong (CS) Advisory Curriculum to provide all of our students SEL curriculum. Weekly lessons occur in Advisory, as well as different components of CS being used in different ways throughout the rest of the school day.
CharacterStrong (CS) focuses on fostering the Whole Child with vertically-aligned lessons that teach SEL and character, side-by-side.
- SEL Competencies: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills, Responsible Decision-Making
- Character Development: Patience, Kindness, Honesty, Respect, Selflessness, Forgiveness, Commitment, Humility
Subscribe to BPMS Emails
Subscribe to our school listserv and get on ParentVue to ensure you receive school communications. If you aren't sure how to do that, call the Front Office at 503-263-7170.
Donate to the Canby Center
The Canby Center provides weekly food bags for our Backpack Buddies program. In distance learning, they are continuing to provide food, clothing, etc. to BPMS students and families. Call to find out their current donation needs! 503-266-2920
The Canby School District Comprehensive Counseling Program is crucial to current and future student success. Building effective relationships that provide personalized, meaningful, and equitable support empowers all students with the foundational skills for continued lifelong learning and success as productive contributors to their families and greater communities.
The Canby School District’s Comprehensive School Counseling Program’s mission is to provide a safe, nurturing and supportive environment for all students, by proactively and effectively partnering with other educators, parents, and community stakeholders. We support the academic and career success of all students through their social and emotional growth.