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    Students, I am here to help you with:
    • Working out friendship problems
    •  Setting goals
    • Feeling good about yourself
    • Adjusting to a new school
    • Learning how to make decisions
    • Managing your feelings (stress, worry, anger, etc.)
    • Dealing with peer pressure or bullying
    • Working well with others
    • Problems at home
    Parents, I am available to assist and provide you with:
    • Exploring ways to help your child succeed
    • Improving parent-child communication
    • Understanding the developmental changes of childhood
    • Supply reference materials
    •  Resources for outside referrals
    • Information to help understand your child's special needs
    Services Provided
    Individual Counseling
    Is a process that enables a student to communicate his/her needs, explore feelings, understand self and others, and set goals toward becoming a productive individual.
    Classroom Guidance
     The counselor will conduct classroom guidance lessons on various age appropriate topics.
     Small Group Counseling
     The counselor will facilitate small groups on various topics related to student interest and needs.  Group sessions are on-going for 4-6 rotating weeks.  Group topics include: Anger Management, Friendship Skills, School Success,   Self-Esteem, Divorce, Family Changes, Grief and Loss.  Students must have parental permission to participate in small groups.  (Referrals for outside counseling services are also available for children experiencing mental health concerns)
     Conferences/Consultation
     Counselors assist in sharing ideas and information to make decisions which facilitate growth for individual students.  Examples include attending SST Meetings and parent/teacher conferences.
    Coordination 
    The counselor will facilitate and organize activities and/or programs to meet the needs of the school or grade levels.  Activities include: Career Exploration Day, Red Ribbon Week, Kindness, Pinwheels for Peace, Bobcats of the Month, No Place for Hate, Speak Up Be Safe, Mentors for Success