yes

WHAT I DO...

    1. Work with ALL students to encourage a safe school climate of trust and respect.

    2. Deliver classroom lessons that align to the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) standards

    3. Facilitate small groups

    4. Meet individually with students to do brief, solution focused counseling

    5. Help students who are struggling to make positive behavior choices

    6. Collaborate with parents/ guardians, teachers, support staff, and administrators

    7. Maintain confidentiality of students and their families unless there is a need to know to or a safety concern

    8. Provide education and information about students' social-emotional needs.

no

WHAT I DO NOT DO...

    1. Work with only special education, regular education, or problem students

    2. Assign grades after lessons or teach academic subjects

    3. Facilitate therapy groups

    4. Meet individually with students to do long-term mental health counseling or therapy

    5. Handle the discipline or assign consequences to students

    6. Collaborate with only one person. A team approach including the School Counselor works best.

    7. Share information about students and their families to appease the curiosity of others.

    8. Tell teachers how to teach in their classroom or tell parents how to parent at home.