Counselor Roles
Confidentiality
Mrs. Martinez
Reasons to See the Counselor
Stuff Learned Last Year
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

True or False. This is Mrs. Martinez third year as a school counselor at Perry Elementary. 

False. 

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

What service is it called 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? 

Group Counseling

200

What are the three exceptions to confidentiality? 

If you say someone is hurting you, you want to hurt yourself or someone else. 

200

Where is Mrs. Martinez's office located? 

In the main office. 

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

Internet Safety: What are three personal information you should NEVER share with someone on the internet. 

Name, address, phone number, social security number, birth date, the school you go to, etc. 

300

What is the counseling service that happens once a month when the counselor comes to your room to speak to the entire class?

Counseling or Guidance Lessons

300

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

False.
300

Mrs. Martinez splits her days between the lower elementary and the upper elementary. Is she at the upper elementary in the morning or the afternoon? 

Afternoon

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

Coping Skills: Name five healthy coping skills and two unhealthy coping skills. 

Healthy- playing outside, deep breathing, draw, talk to someone, hug, play with a pet, etc. 

Unhealthy- hurting someone, yourself, drugs or alcohol, saying mean things or spreading rumors. 

400

What is the proper way to sign up to see the counselor?

Ask your teacher, Ms. Wosmek, or Mrs. Martinez if you can set up a time to visit. 

400
Why do you think a counselor would have to break confidentiality with a student? 

In order to make sure the student is safe. 

400

Kindness is very important to Mrs. Martinez. Please tell me one way we can be kind to other people AND to ourselves. 

Others- compliments, open doors, smile, play with someone, ask someone if they are okay when they seem upset, etc. 

Yourself- compliment yourself, say nice words to yourself, take time to do things you enjoy, etc. 

400

True or False: You just found out your parents are getting divorced.

True

400

Alcohol & Drugs: We celebrate this at the end of October every year to promote staying drug and alcohol free. 

Red Ribbon Week

500

True or False: Counselors only work with students who have problems

False

500

True or False. The school counselor always tells parents and teachers what they talk about in counseling sessions. 

False

500

True or False. Mrs. Martinez lives with her husband, Mitchell, a cat, Lilly, and a dog, Nina. 

True

500
True or False: You need help solving a friendship issue that you have already tried to solve on your own.
True
500

Bullying: This is the definition of bullying. What are the three words that HAVE to be there in order for it to be considered bullying. 

Bullying is deliberate, aggressive behavior intended to harm another person. Bullying is usually characterized by an imbalance of power between the people involved and is repetitive.

Deliberate or aggressive, imbalance of power and repetitive. 

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