Elementary Counseling Services


Elementary Counseling Services

Goals and Responsibilities of an Elementary School Counselor:

  • To help students understand themselves
  • To provide crisis intervention when necessary
  • To coordinate the efforts of others with those of parents
  • To help develop personalized programs based on each child’s
    strengths, weaknesses, and needs
  • Helping students perform successfully in school
  • Helping students build positive self images
  • Helping students develop better interpersonal skills
  • Helping students develop good feelings about work, family and society.
    their behavior

How does a School Counselor implement these goals?

  • Group counseling 
  • Individual counseling
  • Reviewing student records
  • Consulting about student progress
  • Observing student behavior
  • Provide classroom guidance
  • Facilitating special interest groups for students
  • Meeting with students and/or their families regarding situations in which the student is experiencing difficulty or is unable to function appropriately
  • Community Outreach referral 
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