What Does a School Counselor do?
Talks with students individually and in small groups
Gains understanding through observation and participation in the classroom
Meets with students to discuss important topics such as friendship, emotions, and even careers!
Works with teachers and families to help students achieve
Helps all students grow as happy, healthy, and successful individuals
You might contact me if...
Your child says he/she has difficulty with friends at school
Your child is having difficulty with changes in your family such as divorce, remarriage, new baby, job change, loss, etc.
Your child is having difficulty following the rules at school
Your child does not want to come to school
You are in need of community resources
Referrals may be made by...
You, the parent/ Guardian
The School Nurse
School Staff Members
Or even your child
In Counseling, please be aware that confidentiality is maintained except:
In cases of suspected abuse or neglect
If a child poses a danger to self or others
If a child and/or parent/guardian gives permission to share information