• cda mental health team

    Keith Orchard and Raelynn Loken oversee mental wellness support work in our schools. 

    Keith and Raelynn meet regularly with teachers and staff in our schools to discuss our "whole student" approach to nurture and grow the cognitive, emotional, relational and physical being of each student.

    Keith also focuses on community engagement and collaboration with partner agencies and organizations. Strengthening these community connections will ensure we are able to provide wrap-around services for students who need that level of care.

Phone: (208) 664-8241


Degrees and Certifications:

Keith Orchard / Mental Health Coordinator

About Keith

I'm a Spokane native and grew up on the lakes of North Idaho. I'm married to a fantastic school teacher and have two incredible boys. My career began as a middle school science and math teacher. I then worked with Idaho Youth Ranch, Child Welfare and now Coeur d'Alene Public Schools. I have a heart for the schools and our community and feel blessed to be able to support students, teachers and families in this capacity.  




Phone: (208) 664-8241


Degrees and Certifications:

Raelynn Loken / Mental Health Specialist

About Raelynn

I was born and raised in Coeur d'Alene. I attended Coeur d’Alene Public Schools and married my high school sweetheart. Together we have two beautiful daughters. I spent the first 8 years of my career in Child Welfare and served as the Therapeutic Support Classroom Social Worker at Lakes Middle School and Venture High School the past three school years. North Idaho is my home and the mental wellbeing of my community is very important to me. Serving in the schools I once attended is an honor. I am proud of my school district and thrilled to be a support to staff, students and families.

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