What does a counselor do?
- Present Character Counts lessons in the classrooms.
- Meet with new students to help them adjust to our school.
- Works with small groups on topics like study habits, deployment, divorce, conflict resolution, and grief or loss.
- Talks with parents and teachers to make sure students are safe and successful in school.
When does my child see a counselor? When they . . .
- Have good news to share
- Have trouble with friends/making friends
- Have trouble with school work
- Have trouble getting along with others
- Need to talk to someone
How does my child see his/her counselor?
- His/her teacher can ask the counselor to see your child.
- Parents can ask the counselor to see their child.
- Your child can stop by the office and ask to see them.
- Your child can ask his/her teacher if they can go to his/her counselor’s office.
Referral for Services
The first step for any concern is the classroom teacher. If the teacher needs help to address the needs of a student, the Student Services Coordinator (SSC) and counselor are available to initiate the process to coordinate services to assist the student.