Small Group and Individual CounselingThe goal of small group and individual counseling is to provide students with the opportunity to learn more about and use The Great 8 Skills for Daily Life. The skills have been taught by the counselor in the classroom setting. The Great 8 Skills for Daily Life include:
Increase problem solving and accepting responsibility for decisions.
GOAL DIRECTED BEHAVIOR
The skills to initiate and complete tasks
Building confidence, hopefulness and positive thinking
SELF MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Controlling one's emotions and behaviors in pursuit of a goal or in a new situation
Acceptable actions that promotes and maintain positive connections
A person’s tendency to be careful and reliable in his/her actions and to contribute to group efforts.
A person’s realistic understanding of his/her strengths and limitations, and consistent desire for self-improvement.
A person’s capacity to interact with others in ways that show respect, tolerance, and cooperation.
Small group counseling groups are composed of 5-6 students and will meet during lunch once a week for 5-6 weeks. Parent permission must be given for students to participate in small groups. If you would like for your child to participate please fill out the referral form below and the parent permission form can either be sent home or printed off from the counselor website and given to the teacher.Small groups will follow three group norms:1. What happens in group, stays in group2. Be respectful of all group members3. Always try your best and PARTICIPATE!!!To refer a student for a small group please fill out the referral form: