What Does A School Counselor Do?

My school counselor is someone who:

  • I can trust
  • I can turn to for help and support
  • Talks with my parents
  • Visits my classroom to teach guidance lessons throughout the school year

 What does my school counselor do?

Ø   Works with individual and small groups

Ø  Helps identify needs of students

Ø  Encourages better interpersonal relationships

Ø  Promotes positive attitudes and choices

Ø  Provides preventative services

Ø  Teaches developmentally appropriate classroom guidance lessons

Ø  Meets with parents

Ø  Collaborates with teachers

Ø  Talks, reads books, plays games, or draws pictures with children who need to talk