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
[email protected]

Donna Weber, LICSW
School Adjustment Counselor- Morris Elementary
413-637-5571
[email protected]