What does the Elementary School Counselor do?
- Serves as a "friendly helper" for ALL students and works with students on an individual basis and in small groups
- Facilitates classroom guidance and counseling sessions, helps identify student needs, and assists in assessment of students
- 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 a number of issues, including (though certainly not limited to) the following:
* Anger Management * Coping Skills * Parenting Skills * Anxiety * Divorce/Changing Families * Self-Esteem * Behavior Modification * Friendship Skills * Social Skills * Conflict Resolution * Grief and Loss * Stress Management