School Counseling at Longview
Elementary School Counselors help students learn the skills and attitudes necessary to be successful learners and citizens. They emphasize to students that the classroom is their first workplace. Developing skills in communication, decision-making, interpersonal relationships, and career awareness are all important in life. In fact, they are also foundational in a counseling relationship. School counselors strive to build rapport and trust as they maintain the highest professionalism and follow their ethical code for confidentiality. The Williamson Elementary Counseling Team follows the American School Counseling Association’s national model as presented below. They especially strive to practice and model the targets of advocacy, leadership, collaboration, and systemic change.
- Individual Counseling
- Small Group Counseling
- Whole Class Guidance Lessons
- Staff Professional Development and Parent Education Workshops
- 504 Plan Coordination (Julie Culp)
- Assist with Be Nice! initiatives
- Consultation with parents, teachers, and administration
Individual Counseling- If you feel that your student is in need of additional support to reach their potential socially, academically or personally please contact Lindsey Wagner or Julie Culp to express your concerns.
Small Group Counseling- Small groups will be forming that will meet throughout the school year, typically during lunch. Each group will meet for approximately 6 sessions and focus on a specific topics. Potential topics may include: