Hello and welcome to the Richmond Elementary School Counseling page! My name is Mrs. Gabriel.
Please check back for updates about what is happening in the counseling program.
Kindness Week Challenge in Numbers:
Kindness-Decorated doors: 19
Lessons by counselor on Kindness: 35 (over 2 weeks)
Kindness Challenges: given out- 495 (students) and 25 teachers.
Kindness posters: 20, done by 5th and 4th graders. Hung at Gateway, Murray, Pierce, Las Flores,, HR and Faller. Plus at Baskin Robbins and Subway.
NOtes to police: 73 (on base and off base)
Notes to military: 176 and more who were written directly to parents and hand delivered.
Notes to firefighters: 52 (on and off base)
Kind notes to principal: at least 10
Kind notes to Superintendent: at least 5
Kind notes to PTO: 11
Get well notes to patients at Ridgecrest Hospital: 49
Spirit Days: 5 (Powered By Kindness- Superhero day; Kind at any age- dress as an old person; Peace, Love and Kindness- dress as a Hippie; Crazy for Kindness- crazy hair day; Dreaming of Kindness- PJ day!)
KIND ACTS: immeasurable!
Update: Parenting class Loving Solutions will be offered starting Tuesday, Feb 28. It will be held at Faller Elementary from 5-7 for 10 weeks. Please call me to sign up! This is a great opportunity for parents who have difficult, argumentative or ADHD students.
Feb 27- Mar 3 is Kindness Week! Check with students, teachers or myself about Themed Spirit Days and the Great Kindness Challenge! Check out Daily Independent for an article about Richmond! http://www.ridgecrestca.com/article/20170222/NEWS/170229867/1997
Elementary School Counselors Implement the School Counseling Program by Providing:
School Guidance Curriculum
- Academic support, including organizational, study and test-taking skills
- Goal setting and decision-making
- Career awareness, exploration and planning
- Education on understanding self and others
- Peer relationships, coping strategies and effective social skills
- Communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution
- Substance abuse education
- Multicultural/diversity awareness
- Individual student planning
- Goal setting/decision-making
- Education on understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
- Transition plans
- Individual and small-group counseling
- Individual/family/school crisis intervention
- Conflict resolution
Elementary School Counselors Collaborate with:
- Professional development
- Consultation, collaboration and teaming
- Program management and operation
College/career awareness programs
One-on-one parent conferencing
Interpretation of assessment results
Classroom guidance activities
Academic support, including learning style assessment and education to help students succeed academically
At-risk student identification and implementation of interventions to enhance success
Behavioral management plans
Schoolwide needs assessments
Student data and results
Student assistance team building
Job shadowing, service learning
Phone: 760-499-1840 ext: 3728.
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