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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.