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Golden Hills Elementary School

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School Counseling Program

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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
 
Services Provided:
  • 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.