• Counselor's Corner
  • WHO IS AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COUNSELOR?

    - A certified, specially trained, caring person
    - A faculty member who provides guidance to all students
    - A resource person
    - A coordinator
    - A consultant
    - A group leader
    - A person who helps teachers, parents, students and administrators

    WHAT DOES AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COUNSELOR DO?

    - Helps students develop a positive attitude toward school and learning
    - Helps students develop good relationships with peers, parents, teachers and siblings
    - Helps students improve their communication skills and develop effective decision-making strategies
    - Helps students deal with personal concerns, developmental tasks, crises, school related problems, home concerns, academic struggles, behavioral concerns, health and physical development
    - Helps to ease the transitions between school settings
    - Plans and implements with teachers a program of activities designed to enhance the personal social/emotional development of elementary students
    - Consults with parents regarding academic, behavioral, or social development of their child

    HOW DOES A STUDENT SEE THE COUNSELOR?

    - By self referral
    - By teacher referral
    - By parent referral
    - By administrative referral
    - By referral by a friend

    HELPFUL LINKS

    Student Resources

    Homework Help:  www.askrose.org
    Online Almanac:    www.factmonster.com
    Spelling help:  www.spellingcity.com

    Family Resources

    Behavioral Health Hospital:  www.michianabehavioralhealthcenter.com
    Dunebrook: www.dunebrook.org
    Local Mental Health:  www.swansoncenter.org
    Suicide Prevention: 
    www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

    CONTACT INFORMATION
     
    For more information about how our school's counselor can help you or your child, please contact the staff member pictured at the bottom right of this page.

     
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