Resources and Support

Parenting is a hard job! It is even more difficult when your student is struggling socially and/or academically. Please note below some parenting resources.

School-Based and Outside Counseling

  • Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) Batesville, Indiana – (812) 934-4210
    • Offers both School-Based Counseling Services and Outside Counseling Services
    • For more information about our School Based Program at BIS, please contact the school counselor
  • Ireland Home Based Services, Versailles, Indiana – (812) 479-1856
  • Batta Counseling Services, Greensburg, Indiana – (812) 222-2626
  • Kendra L. Martin, MSSW, LCSW, LLC, Greensburg, Indiana – (812) 510-3350

Other Community Resources

  • Safe Passage Domestic Violence Shelter Helpline – (877) 733-1990
  • Batesville Area Ministerial Association Food Pantry – (812) 932-2622
  • So Loved Clothing Closet – Jaime (812) 212-5039, Kayla (812) 593-9840

Parenting Books

  • 1-2-3- Magic, Effecfive Discipline for Children 2-12, by Thomas W. Phelan, PhD
  • What Great Parents Do 75 Simple Strategies for Raising Kids Who Thrive, by Erica Reischer, PhD
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, by Stephen Covey

Helpful Books for Student Concerns

all by Julia Cook

  • A Bad Taste of Tattle Tongue
  • Personal Space Camp
  • Cell Phoney
  • I Can’t Find My Whatchamacallit!
  • Blueoon
  • Winners Don’t Whine and Whiner’s Don’t Win
  • Wilma Jean the Worry Machine
  • Ricky Sticky Fingers
  • Soda Pop Head
  • Don’t Be Afraid to Drop!
  • The Worst Day of My Life Ever!
  • Making Friends is An Art!
  • I Just Don’t Like the Sound of No!
  • Hygiene…You Stink!
  • Tease Monster

Other Helpful Books

  • The Way I Feel, by Janan Cain
  • Today I Feel Silly and other MOODS That Make My Day, by Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Trouble Talk, by Trudy Ludwig
  • Sorry, by Trudy Ludwig
  • Just Kidding, by Trudy Ludwig
  • Better Than You, by Trudy Ludwig
  • Too Perfect, by Trudy Ludwig