School Counseling Services

What Does A School Counselor Do?

  • Individual Counseling ~Some examples would be: peer relations, family change, grief, anxiety, conflict, and school performance
  • Group Counseling
  • Teacher Training and Consultation
  • Parent Consultation
  • Link families with community resources and referrals
  • Crisis Intervention/Counseling
  • Facilitate students who need a break/time out
  • Participate on the Special Education Placement Team
  • Coordinate 504 plans
  • Develop and implement behavior plans
  • Support and implement Open Circle in classrooms
  • Recess supervision
  • Work collaboratively with community resources such as Seacoast Mental Health Center, Big Brother/Big Sister Program, DCYF, health care providers, the court, lawyers, GALS, CASA Workers, the housing authority, police department, etc.
  • Provide written reports as necessary
  • Develop Individual Education Plans and goals
  • Coordinate the School Store
  • Serve on various school-wide committees