The elementary counseling and guidance program is available to
all students, not just those in a crisis situation. Guidance
curriculum is delivered to all students K-5 on a monthly basis or
School Counselors help children find success in school by:
*Helping develop positive attitudes among students towards self,
family, and community.
*Counseling with students in groups and individually to
understand and appreciate their unique qualities and to grow
personally and socially.
*Supporting students by teaching skills
for achieving success.
*Developing and delivering classroom guidance lessons that teach
skills such as making healthy decisions, resolving conflicts, and
*Assisting students to become invested in their school success by
showing them how school performance relates to future
*Working collaboratively with students, parents, and teachers to
identify and remove barriers that may impede student achievement.
School Counselors help children prepare for the future by:
*Assisting students to develop personal awareness and explore
*Helping develop communication and interpersonal skills needed to
relate well to others.
*Providing a comprehensive and developmental guidance and
counseling program that impacts all students K-12.
Please call or email to schedule an appointment if you wish to
discuss a concern about your student.
Parents and teachers can refer students for a skill
building/support group when there is a need. Groups are
formed based on common need and generally meet once a week for 6
weeks between December and June. Feel free to contact me if you'd
like to discuss your child's participation in a group.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact me by phone
(503-356-2114) or email (Maureen_Caryl@beaverton.k12.or.us). For more information please visit my website.