Counselor's Page

Who is the School Counselor?

A School Counselor is a licensed professional who works within a student's total environment to assist him/her in addressing his/her academic, behavioral, emotional and social needs.

A School Counselor helps to empower students to feel good about themselves and aids them in the process of making positive decisions that lead to healthy and meaningful lives.

A School Counselor serves children and their families, teachers, administrators, and the community.

What does the School Counselor do?

  • Serves ALL students and works with students on both individual basis and in small groups
  • Facilitates classroom guidance and counseling sessions, helps identify student needs, and assists in the assessment of students with special needs
  • Coordinates the Student Assistant Teams (SAT), a group of professionals that reviews, develops, and helps implement appropriate interventions for at-risk students
  • Oversees Character Education initiatives 
  • Consults with parents, teachers, administrators, and community agencies and aids in coordinating referrals to outside agencies

With what types of things can a Counselor help?

The School Counselor can provide support services to address several issues, including (though certainly not limited to) the following: 

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior Modification
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce/Changing Families
  • Friendship Skills
  • Grief and Loss
  • Parenting Skills
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management

How does a student see the Counselor?

Students can see the School Counselor via a self-referral, parental request, and/or teacher or administrative referral.