Social and Emotional Support Services

Social and Emotional Support Services include:

• An Integrated Team Approach: All team members are engaged, better ensuring that both social and emotional needs are met
• Character Education: The School Counselor teaches character education topics that include friendship development, feeling identification and expression, goal setting, healthy coping techniques, empathy training, and building independence and personal responsibility towards academic achievement and social success
• Emotional Literacy: Emotional literacy skills that are pertinent and relevant to a child’s developmental stage are taught during regular classes with the School Counselor
• Health and Wellness Topics: Personal safety, stress management and transition to Middle School topics are addressed in 4th and 5th grades
• Individual Counseling Sessions: Individual counseling sessions to support children through family transitions, behavioral or developmental concerns, issues with grief and loss and other school or social problems can be held at the request of parents, students or teachers