The school counseling program is an integral part of the Jefferson City Public School's total educational program. It is developmental by design and includes sequential activities organized and implemented by certified school counselors with the support of teachers, administrators, students, and parents.
Goals of the Elementary School Counselor*To help children understand themselves and others.
*To prevent problems from developing.
*To provide crisis intervention when necessary.
*To help develop personalized programs based on each child's strengths, weaknesses, and needs.
*To provide career education activities.
Services Provided By an Elementary School Counselor
* Consulting with teachers, parents, administrators and others* Listening in an effort to resolve conflicts* Helping parents understand how to help their children* Referring students to outside referral agencies when appropriate* Consulting with other school professionals regarding curriculum decisions* Helping students learn responsibility by becoming aware of the consequences of behavior