School Counseling

Mission Statement  

The mission of the school counseling program is to provide all students with a comprehensive developmental school counseling program that supports and encourages student success through growth in academic, career and personal-social domains. In partnership with school staff, parents and the community, the school counselor will provide opportunities for all students to maximize their potential as lifelong learners and problem solvers.

Counseling

  • Individual Counseling – Children explore their feelings and concerns which promotes self-understanding, personal-social growth and problem-solving.
  • Small Group Counseling – Group settings are provided to offer children opportunities to discuss developmental issues and learn new skills and strategies to promote personal and educational growth.

Classroom Guidance

A developmental curriculum is designed to focus on personal and social-awareness, self-management, relationship management and educational success.

Consultation

Consultation with parents and staff is provided as requested to help children achieve educational success.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence Is Learned…It Starts at Home
  • Self-awareness…Knowing Things About Yourself
  • Knowing and Managing Your Emotions
  • Trying to Understand Other People and Their Feelings
  • Being Enthusiastic About Your Work and Setting Goals for Your Life
  • Getting Along with Other People…Their Interests…Using Your Social Skills
  • Handling Stress
  • Making Good Decisions
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Accepting Who You Are…Liking Yourself
  • Being Able to Work Well in a Group
  • Taking Responsibility for What You Say and Do
  • Being Able to State Your Opinion/Concerns in a Calm, Respectful Tone of Voice
  • Being Able to “Fight Fair” with Others…Knowing How to Solve Problems with Others
This information is taken from the works of Dr. Daniel Goleman.
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