Counselor Roles
Confidentiality
About the Counselors
Reasons to See the Counselor
Important Stuff
100
True or False. When you are called to the Counseling Office, you are in trouble.
False
100
What is Confidentiality?
Private information kept between student and the counselor.
100

What sport does Ms. Sims still play? 

Soccer

100
True of False: You are new to the school and are having a hard time making friends.
True
100
What can you do to make sure you have good grades this year? Name two things.
Pay attention in class, complete all your school work and homework, follow directions, listen, study for tests, be organized, ask for help if you need it
200
When a group of 4-6 students who have the same concern, get together once a week to deal with it and support each other, this counseling service is called...
Group Counseling
200

True or False: Any information you share with the counselor is discussed on the morning show

False

200

What is something that Mrs. Bradner and Ms. Sims have in common? 

Both counselors and both like to try new food!

200
True or False: Your tummy hurts because you ate too many French fries.
False
200

True or False: You have to decide on a future career in 6th grade.

False

300
A counseling service that happens when the counselor comes to your room to speak to the entire class.
Guidance lessons
300
True or False. If a student says during a visit with the counselor, “I want to punch Tom”, the counselor must keep that information confidential.
False
300

What is Ms. Sims' biggest news from the summer? 

She got engaged this summer! 

300
True or False: You have forgotten 3 homework assignments in a row and you want to learn some new strategies for studying.
True
300
True or False: You should make a big decision as fast as you can, without thinking through consequences or outcomes.
False
400

True or False: Counselors only work with students when they have problems

False

400
A student comes to the counseling office to talk about family issues. During the conversation, the counselor notices a bruise on the student's arm. When she asks the student to tell her about the bruise, the students says her dad got really mad at her last night. Something the counselor MUST do after learning this information.
Report to keep student safe
400

What grades are Mrs. Bradner's kids in? 

Son - 9th Grade

Daughter - 6th Grade

400

Give an example of an outside of school problem that you may want to speak to a counselor about. 

Family issues such as divorce, family moving, death in the family, new sibling or sibling has gone to college. 

400

True or False: It is important to set both short-term and long-term goals.

True

500

Name 3 ways you can ask to meet with a counselor. 

Ask your teacher, complete a "I want to see a counselor" form, or email the counselors. 

500

Name 3 exceptions to confidentiality

Hurting self, hurting others, or someone is hurting me.

500

Name two places that Mrs. Bradner visited this past summer.

Vermont, New York, Philadelphia, and/or Bethany Beach

500

Counselors can help you with friend problems. What are some strategies you can try using BEFORE going to a counselor? 

Talk it out, apologize, play with another friend, Use an "I Statement" 

500

What are some ways to handle conflict?

Walk away, cool off, ignore it, discuss it, listen, compromise, make a plan

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