• The Role of the School Counselor




    School Counseling Classroom Lessons: LCPS Elementary School Counselors provide classroom lessons (2x/month in grades K-5)

    • Academic support, including organizational, study and test-taking skills, goal setting and decision-making
    • Bullying prevention and awareness
    • Career awareness, exploration and planning
    • Character Education
    • Communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution
    • Education on understanding self and others, including peer relationships, coping strategies and effective social skills
    • Multicultural/diversity awareness

    Individual Student Planning and Assistance

    • Academic planning and support
    • Crisis Interventions
    • Education on understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
    • Goal setting/decision- making
    • Transition plans

    Responsive Services

    • Conflict resolution
    • Consultation/collaboration with administration, faculty and parents
    • Individual/family/school crisis intervention
    • Individual and small-group counseling
    • Referrals to other school and community resources

    System Support

    • Consultation, collaboration and teaming
    • Program management, operation and outreach, and professional development
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