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What does the Counselor Do?

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School Counselors help all students ...

Understand the self and develop a positive self-image

 

Show respect for the feelings of others

 

Understand the decision-making process


Maintain effective relationships with peers and adults


Gain an understanding of the world of work


Develop effective study skills


Be prepared to make the transition to middle school

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What Do Elementary School Counselors Do?

Teach classroom guidance lessons

Facilitate short-term small group counseling

Provide immediate and short-term individual counseling

Work collaboratively with teachers and staff

Consult with parents

Provide information and/or referrals for community resources to families

 

 

 

How do I access the School Counselor????????

A student may request to see the school counselor to his or her teacher

A parent may request that the student sees the counselor

A teacher may refer a student to see the counselor