Counseling Services

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ROLE
The role of a School Adjustment Counselor is to provide social, emotional, and personal support to students. Students referred are typically experiencing one or more of the following: school failure, difficult peer relationships, family distress, developmental disorders, mental health issues, substance abuse issues, or anxiety, among others. Counseling services are confidential; however, parents are informed if their child will be seen for counseling.

SERVICES
• Individual counseling
• Group counseling
• Family counseling
• Lunch groups (to facilitate social skills)
• Observations in the classroom
• Parent consultation / support / meetings
• Teacher consultation / support / meetings
• Consultation to outside service providers
• Crisis intervention
• Mediation / Conflict Resolution
• Home visits
• Home assessments / Family interviews for Team meetings
• Referrals to community agencies / services
• Parent / student trainings (support groups, curriculum based education groups, etc.)
• Attend elementary, middle school, and high school staffings/team meetings

REFERRALS
Referrals for a student can be made in various ways: parent referral, teacher referral, guidance referral, administrative referral, referral through Building Based Support Team or student self-referral.

Kris Grimes, LICSW
School Adjustment Counselor – LMMHS/Morris
413-637-5560
kgrimes@lenoxps.org

Donna Weber, LICSW
School Adjustment Counselor- Morris Elementary
413-637-5571
dweber@lenoxps.org