School Counselor

Counselor

Holly McManus

hollytowersmcmanus@vistausd.org

760-945-5300 ext. 48004

School Counselor Check-in Form

I hope everyone is doing well!  I miss seeing you!  If you want to chat please check out the different ways to reach me, including the Counselor Check-In Form (LINKED ABOVE). 

Check out my videos:

K-5

The Story of the Oyster and the Butterfly, read aloud by Mrs. McManus

"Worry Says What?" read aloud by Hadley and Mrs. McManus





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How Does a Child See the Counselor?

♥ Teacher Referral

♥ Parent Referral

♥ Administrative Referral

♥ Student Success Team Referral

♥ Counselor Observation

♥ Self-Referral by the Student

RESTORATIVE PRACTICES

"Restorative practices in schools are based on restorative justice principles instead of punishment. Restorative circles/Morning Circles cultivate a culture in which everyone feels like they belong. They build a particular sense of community in which every member--students, teacher, parent volunteers, aides--feel that they are seen, heard, and respected. Lastly, in addition to serving the cause of fairness and justice, restorative approaches make safer schools and contribute to social and emotional learning." -Center for Restorative Process

CONFIDENTIALITY:

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.