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School Counselor





Holly McManus
760-945-5300 ext. 48112
School Counselor Parent Request Form
School Counselor Canvas Page


What does an elementary school counselor do?

Counsel, educate, advocate and empower! We work alongside teachers and parents/guardians to help students develop socially and emotionally, and to help remove any barriers they have with learning.

What counseling related services does a school counselor provide?


  • Classroom Guidance Lessons
  • Individual Student Planning
  • Small Group Counseling
  • Short-term individual counseling
  • Community Resource Referrals

 How Does a Student see
 the Counselor?


  • Teacher Referral
  • Parent Referral
  • Administrative Referral
  • Student Success Team Referral
  • Counselor Observation
  • Self-Referral by the Student


 What types of things
 do counselors talk with       students about in class         lessons and in individual
 or group counseling?

  • Understanding Feelings
  • Empathy
  • Conflict resolution
  • Friendship skills
  • Growth mindset
  • Listening skills
  • Positive communication
  • Responsibility
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-regulation
  • Study skills


Please note that all information discussed is confidential between your child and me unless they are planning on hurting themselves, hurting someone else or someone is hurting them.


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