School Adjustment Counselor-LMMHS
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.
Lunch groups (to facilitate social skills)
Observations in the classroom
Parent consultation / support / meetings
Teacher consultation / support / meetings
Consultation to outside service providers
Mediation / Conflict Resolution
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 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.