|School Counselor Background Information|
Research in child development shows that children establish lifelong behavioral patterns during the ages of 6-10, the first four years of school. For this reason, it is critical that counseling services be available during these early years.
What is a School Counselor?
A certified, specially trained, caring person
A school person who helps all students
A resource person
A group leader
A person who helps teachers, administrators and
parents understand children
What are the Goals of the School Counselor?
With Whom Does a School Counselor Work and Consult?
Administrators and School Boards
Community resource personnel
Physicians, Psychologists and Mental