Welcome to the Counselor's Corner!Henry J. Oliver Elementary has a Comprehensive School Counseling and Guidance Program. The program is divided into four components: Guidance Curriculum, Individual Planning, Responsive Services and System Support. The ultimate goal of the program is teaching prevention and intervention techniques, thus resulting in productive citizens of society.
The curriculum addresses awareness of self and others educational goals, and career planning. It provides guidance content in a systematic way to all students. Guidance sessions are conducted in three settings. They are large group, small group and individual. The principal, teachers, parents and students can make referrals.
Assist students in planning, monitoring and managing their personal and career goals. This includes assessment, planning and placement.
Address the immediate concerns of students. They are individual counseling, small group counseling, consultation and referrals.
System Support Services
The area addresses the following:
Guidance Program Development Staff Development
Positive Behavior Supports School Improvement Planning
Parent Education Professional Development
Teacher and Administrator Consultation Public Relations
Community Outreach Crisis Management
Career Exploration College and Career Readiness
Too Good For Violence Play By The Rules
Academic/Career Planning Character Education
These activities are integrated into the curriculum and included in lesson plans. Recommendations are made to grade level representatives or directly to me.
It is the desire of the Guidance Department that all students, parents, and teachers needs are met. If you have any suggestions or need questions answered please don’t hesitate to ask.
Counseling Referrals can be made by students, teachers or parents. Once a referral has been made, an appointment will be set. Appointments are set during P.E. Students will not be seen during academic time unless it is absolutely necessary. Teachers will be informed of where students are during these times to serve as a check and balance system.
Counselor: Zaundra Bettis Email: email@example.com Days of service:Monday-Friday