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  • SCHOOL COUNSELORS HELP STUDENTS BY...

     

    Promoting positive attitudes among students towards self, family, peers, and community.

     

    Assisting students in learning how school performance relates to future opportunities.

     

    Helping students understand and appreciate their unique qualities and to grow personally and socially.

     

    Working collaboratively with students, parents and teachers to identify and remove barriers to student achievement.

     

    Providing support during personal crisis.

     

    Helping to create a safe school environment where students can learn.

     

    Helping students develop communication and interpersonal skills needed to relate well to others.

     

    Teaching students to make positive choices and deal with change.

     

    Helping students create educational plans and set goals.

     

    Helping students learn conflict resolution skills.

    ACADEMIC SUPPORTS

    Counselors provide a wealth of resources with regard to academic supports such as:

     

    Tutoring Referrals

     

    Classroom Presentations

     

    Student Goal Setting Conferences

     

    Student Study Team (SST) Meetings

     

    Teacher Team Meetings

     

    Interventions with Academically At-Risk Students

    PERSONAL/SOCIAL SUPPORTS

    Counselors encourage thoughtful decision making and offer support through:

     

    Conflict Mediation

     

    Individual Counseling

     

    Student Support Groups

     

    Classroom Presentations

     

    Crisis Intervention

     

    Referrals to Outside Agencies

    HOW DO I SEE A COUNSELOR?

     

    Counselors are available for students on a drop-in basis before school, at break, at lunch, or after school.

     

    Students can make sign up to see their counselor on the clipboard outside their office. 

     

    Parents need to make an appointment with their child’s counselor.  Appointments are typically made by phone or email.

    WHY DO PARENTS CONTACT THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR?

     

    Concerns about student achievement

     

    To discuss special needs of their child

     

    Early discussion of potential crisis

     

    Family difficulties or concerns

     

    Referrals to outside agencies

    COUNSELORS ARE AVAILABLE BETWEEN 8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

    APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED FOR PARENT MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES

    For an appointment please email or call your child's counselor