School Counseling Program
MS. RAINBOW IS AVAILABLE MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS THE BEST NUMBER TO REACH HER IS 533-6000 X2607 OR 530-433-9603
The School Counselor’s Role
Professional School Counselors are trained in both education and counseling, allowing them to function as a facilitator between parents, teachers and students in matters concerning students goals, abilities and any areas needing improvement. School Counselors are professional educators with a mental health perspective who understand and respond to the challenges presented by today’s diverse student population.
School Counseling Program Goals
School Counseling Programs serve as a resource for all students, school staff, and parents in the district; provides comprehensive social-emotional and behavioral support services that enhance school climate and optimize the learning and social-emotional competencies of all students. This is done through a variety of services and activities provided within the 3 school counseling domains; academic, career and personal/social development using direct delivery systems; guidance and curriculum, responsive services, systems support, individual student planning and student advocacy.
Students, I am here to help you with:
- Working out friendship problems
- Setting Goals
- Working well with others
- Feeling good about yourself
- Adjusting to a new school
- Learning how to make decisions
- Managing your feelings (stress, worry, anger, etc.)
- Addressing anxiety or depression
- Dealing with peer pressure and bullying
Parents, I am available to assist and provide you with:
- Exploring ways to help your child succeed
- Improving parent-child communications
- Referrals for community sources
- Understanding the developmental changes of childhood
- Supply reference materials
- Information to help understand your child’s special needs
- Classroom Presentations
- Group Counseling (social skills, study skills, grief, divorce, etc.)
- Brief Solution-Focused Individual Counseling
- Parent Consultations
- Community Resource Referrals
*Please note school counselors do not provide “therapy” or “traditional counseling”.
Counseling referrals can be made by completing this online form. Make a referral here.
Referrals for outside counseling services are available for children experiencing grief, divorce, family separation, and or other mental health concerns.