What do Elementary Counselors Do?


    School Guidance Curriculum


    • Academic support, including organizational, study and test-taking skills
    • Goal setting and decision-making
    • Career awareness, exploration and planning
    • Education on understanding self and others
      Peer relationships, coping strategies and effective social skills
    • Communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution
    • Substance abuse education (Red Ribbon Week)
    • Multicultural/diversity awareness

    Individual Student Planning

    • Academic planning
    • Goal setting/decision- making
    • Education on understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
    • Transition plans for 5th grade students

    Responsive Services

    • Individual and small-group counseling
    • Individual/family/school crisis intervention
    • Conflict resolution
    • Consultation/collaboration
    • Referrals

    System Support

    • Professional development
    • Consultation, collaboration and teaming
    • Program management and operation
    School Wide Events
    • Red Ribbon Week
    • Career Day
    • Kindness Week
    • Mix-It Up Day
    • No Place for Hate/Bully Free Zones
Last Modified on March 14, 2016