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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