Role of the School Counselor

  • What does the school counselor do?

    As a school counselor, I perform various roles that all work towards promoting positive development in academic, college/career, and social-emotional domains for all students.  Some of the direct services I provide include school assemblies, classroom lessons, small group counseling, and individual counseling

    Other Roles/Services

    Parent Support

    • Parent Presentations
    • Individual consultations

    Teacher/Staff Support

    • Collaboration/Consultation
    • Professional Development Presentations

    Member of School Committees

    • PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support)
    • Leadership Team
    • MTSS (Multi-tiered System of Support)
    • Safety

    Student Services and Intervention Support

    • CST (Coordination of Services Team)
    • SST (Student Success Team)
    • Section 504 Service Plans
    • IEP (Individualized Education Plan) as needed

    Student Observations

    • In Classroom
    • In Common Areas (recess, cafeteria, etc.)

    Student Activities

    • Student Leadership
    • Kindness Club
    • Recess/Lunch Bunch

    Respond to school crises or emergency situations 

Topics

  • Counselor Collage

    • Anxiety 
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Coping Skills
    • Divorce/Changing Families
    • Emotion Management
    • Friendship Skills
    • Goal Setting
    • Grief/Loss
    • Growth Mindset
    • Increase Positive Behavior
    • Mindfulness
    • Problem-Solving Skills
    • Self-Esteem
    • Social Skills
    • And More...