SEL at a Glance

Social Emotional Learning at a Glance

Counseling services: Individual counseling helps students assume responsibility for goal setting, decision making, and development of problem-solving skills. Group counseling allows the school counselor to work with more students who may have similar or related concerns.

Individual Counseling

Group Counseling

Preventative or Remedial

Crisis intervention

Referrals form students (self), parents, teachers, or other students

Coordination: Program coordination includes a variety of services designed to support student achievement and instruction.

  • Middle School Registration
  • Academic Planning
  • Student Records
  • Testing
  • Student Hosts
  • Referrals to community agencies
  • College & Career information
  • Military connections

Classroom Services: Classroom guidance sessions are offered for students within a classroom setting. A developmentally designed guidance curriculum is implemented to enhance student success.

  • Academic Planning
  • Career Awareness
  • Decision Making
  • Personal/Social Development Skills

Consultation: School counselors provide a wide-range of services based on individual student needs. Counselors explore strategies that will assist student success.


Student are referred to small group counseling by parents, teachers or school counselors. These referral's guide counselors in establishing the focus of small group throughout the year.

Examples of small group topics covered so far include:

  • Transitions/Family
  • Friendship
  • Communication
  • Anger management/Self-Regulation
  • Self-Esteem
  • Leadership
  • Coping skills
  • Conflict -Resolution


Why do parents contact the school counselor:

Parents/guardians may contact the school counselor for a variety of reasons including but not limited to:

  • Discuss concerns about student achievement
  • Interpret standardized and state assessments scores
  • Address special needs of their child
    Talk about family dynamics

Social Emotional Learning