True or False
Confidentiality
Emotions
A little bit of everything
Coping Skills
100

School Counselors will meet with you whether your problem is big or small?

True - The School Counselor is here to help with small, medium, or big problems. 

100
What is confidentiality? 

When you tell someone something personal and they keep it private (similar to a secret). 

100

Name 3 different emotions?

Happy, sad, angry, frustrated, anxious, upset, calm, annoyed, stressed. 

100

Why is it important to keep your desk and backpack organized? 

You will be able to find things, you will not waste time, you will be ready to learn, etc. 

100

What is a coping skill?

A skill a student uses to help them calm down when having a strong emotion.  

200

School Counselors are the only people you should talk to about your problems?

False - If you are having a problem, you should talk to an adult who will listen. That might be a parent, neighbor, teacher, coach etc. 

200

You tell your school counselor that another student in your grade threatened to hurt you at recess. Does your counselor need to share this?

Yes - This is a safety concern and someone could get hurt. My number 1 job is to keep all students safe.

200

Name 2 coping skills you can use when you are angry?

Take a deep breath, walk away, get a drink of water, talk to an adult. 

200

Name 3 ways to be a good friend?

Be kind, say nice words, include other, be helpful, be a good listener, ask them questions. 

200

Name 2 coping skills you can use at school?

Taking a deep breath, taking a break, drawing, counting to 10, talking with an adult, getting a drink of water. 

300

The only time you will work with the School Counselor is when you have a problem?

False- The School Counselor enjoys spending time with students and having fun. You can request to have lunch, play a game (if you are done with your work) etc. 

300

You tell your School Counselor that you don't like the way your teacher teaches math. Does your School Counselor need to share this with your teacher?

No - Your School Counselor does not need to share this. They may provide strategies to help you communicate with your teacher to let them know how you feel. 

300

You might feel this way if....

The person next to you won't stop tapping their desk. 

Irritated/Annoyed/Frustrated

300

Why does talking about your feelings or problems help? 

Talking about your feelings or problems can help you feel better or solve a problem. 

300

Name 2 coping skills you can use at home?

Taking a break, going to your room, listening to music, petting your animals, reading, drawing, talking with an adult, journaling. 

400

Can the School Counselor can fix your problems?

False- The School Counselor can help you think about different ways to solve or cope with your problems. YOU are the only one that can choose to work on a problem. 

400

You tell your School Counselor that your older sibling has been hitting you at home leaving bruises on your arms and legs. Does your School Counselor need to share this? 

Yes - The School Counselor's job is to keep you safe. If someone is hurting you, they need to share the information so you can be safe at home. 

400

You might feel this way if....

You did something you knew was wrong. 

Guilty/Ashamed

400

Name 3 ways you can be responsible at school? 

Attendance, bring all your materials, be kind to others, be honest when you make a mistake, be helpful to others. 

400

When should you use a coping skill?

When you are having a strong emotion: anger, sadness, anxiety, frustration. 

500

Your counselor will keep anything you tell them confidential?

False - A counselor will share information if someone is hurting you, you are hurting someone else, or you are hurting yourself. 

500

Name one thing your school counselor cannot keep confidential?

If someone is hurting you, you are going to hurt someone else, or you are hurting yourself. 

500

You might feel this way if...

You trip in front of the class.

Embarrassed/Upset

500

Name 3 ways you can be a good listener?

Look at the person that is talking, ask questions, answer questions, think about what the person is saying, keep hands, feet, mouth quiet, etc. 

500

Name an example of something that should not be used as a coping skill?

Calling someone a name, throwing something, being aggressive, yelling. 

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