From the National Association of School Psychologists www.nasponline.org: School psychologists are uniquely qualified members of school teams that support students' ability to learn and teachers' ability to teach. They apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. School psychologists partner with families, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community.
- Individual and Small Group Counseling
- Interpretation of Psychological Evaluations
- Administration of Psychological Assessments (2018-2019 school year)
- Referrals to local mental health providers
If you are interested in learning more about what services Mrs. Neilans may be able to provide, please feel free to contact her.
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The school counseling program helps build the foundation for life-long learning by assisting students in developing self-respect, awareness of others and positive learning attitudes. The school counselor provides direct and indirect services and activities to students, families, and school staff for developing strategies that deal with education, personal and social challenges that may interfere with the educational process.
Counseling services offered:
- Classroom guidance
- Individual and small group counseling
- Academic, college, and career counseling
- Grief and crisis counseling
- Responding to and assisting with crises
- Academic skills support
- Coping strategies
- Peer relationships and effective social skills
- Communication, problem-solving, decision-making and conflict resolution
Parents are encouraged to call the school counselor at any time to discuss academic, social, or personal concerns about your child. The school counselor will help to arrange parent-teacher conferences, small group or individual counseling, as well as outside referrals.
Students may see the counselor for small group and individual counseling to assist with a variety of concerns and problems, including:
- Problem Solving
- Social Skills
- Grief and Loss
- Crisis Intervention
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.