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Role of the School Counselor

  • As a school counselor, I:


    • Work with ALL students to encourage a safe school climate and culture of trust and respect.
    • Deliver classroom lessons.
    • Facilitate small groups. 
    • Meet individually with students to do brief, solution-focused counseling.
    • Help students who are struggling to make positive behavior choices.
    • Collaborate with parents/guardians, teachers, support staff and administration.
    • Maintain confidentiality of students and their families unless there is a need to know or a safety concern.
    • Provide education and information about students’ social-emotional needs.