Classroom guidance lessons will be designed to encourage students’ academic, social/emotional and career awareness. Students will learn how to develop peer relationships, effective social skills, decision-making skills, effective communication, and explore safe and healthy choices. Students will also learn various coping strategies and ways to handle various challenges through:
Large and small group hands-on activities
Classroom Guidance Topics
August- Intro to Guidance/ Wisdom/Bully Prevention
October- Integrity / Drug/Alcohol Prevention/Decision-Making
April- Peace/Career Awareness
Small Group Counseling- is provided through referrals from parents, teachers, counselors, or students. Sessions are held during the school day at a time the child’s teacher agrees would be best. Sessions are typically 30 mins. and parental permission is required.
Individual Counseling- is provided through referrals from parents, teachers, counselors, or students. The school counselor works one-on-one with the student to help them work through social/emotional and / or academic struggles that are negatively affecting their academic performance. Sessions are typically 30 mins. and parental permission is required.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/180HkzZRfcKMJzVJlB8LSgvztwQHJzdwTko8uNmNe--0/edit (parent permission letter for individual counseling)
For more information on what school counselors do, watch this video.