What does the Counselor Do?
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
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