The following are some of the programs/activities offered and coordinated by the counselor at Bear Creek Elementary:
Core Essentials-monthly character traits are presented to the students and a take home sent is sent home for the parents to reinforce the trait of the month at home. Refer to monthly calendar for the character trait.
Anti-Bullying Week-videos, lessons and bookmarks are provided to educate students about bullying.
Red Ribbon Week-activities provided to promote drug prevention.
Classroom Guidance Lessons-lesson are provided for students in kindergarten through 5th grade on a variety of topics including respect, responsibility, friendship, trustworthiness, honesty, courage, honor, forgiveness, reporting vs. tattling and others.
Individual Counseling-designed to help students resolve and cope constructively with problems that affect learning at school.
Counselor's Café-kindergarten through 5th grade students are invited to join me in small groups at the special Counselor's Café table in the front hall once a year. We chat about a variety of topics including what they like to do when they are not at school, favorite subjects, pets, or whatever they want to talk about, giving us a chance to get to know each other in a more informal setting.
Referrals for Outside Community Resources-available on request.