Guidance
Contact:
Demetria Freeman Phone Icon 256-772-2075 Email Icon Email

Counseling Program

School Counselors Help...

 

* Promote positive attitudes among students towards self, family, peers and community.
* Assist students in learning how school performance relates to future opportunities.
*Develop and deliver classroom guidance lessons that teach skills such as decision making, resolving conflict and respecting others.
* Work with students, parents and school staff to identify learning needs and to design interventions to enhance student success.
* Help students to recognize and make the best of their abilities.
* Provide support during a personal crisis. 
* Work with students on attendance issues.

 *Develop student career awareness.

* Helping to create a safe and positive learning experience.

Elementary School Counselors Collaborate with:
Parents
Parent education
Communication/networking
Academic planning
College/career awareness programs
One-on-one parent conferencing
Interpretation of assessment results

Teachers
Classroom guidance activities
Academic support, including learning style assessment and education to help students succeed academically
Classroom speakers
At-risk student identification and implementation of interventions to enhance success

Administrators
School climate
Behavioral management plans
School-wide needs assessments
Student data and results
Student assistance team building

Students
Peer education
Peer support
Academic support
School climate
Leadership development
Community
Job shadowing, service learning
Crisis interventions
Referrals
Parenting classes
Support groups
Career education

**These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive**