School Counselor Groups
We are offering the following small group. The group will be a small group that will have 6 to 8 students and last 4 to 6 weeks. The groups will be scheduled during the school day in collaboration with the classroom teacher. Please select one group you feel your child would like to be a part of this school year. You will need to make sure the group is being offered in your child’s grade level. We will be offering additional groups in the spring.
_____Keeping My Cool – Anger Management – Grade 2nd, 4th, and 5th
The group will teach students different anger management techniques. It will help students learn to express feelings in a constructive way. The will learn how to recognize and accept responsibility for individual behavior and how it affects others. They will practice what they learn in daily situations in school and with friends.
_____Problem Solver Group – 3rd and 5th Grade
Students in this group will learn how to solve problems. The students will learn the decision making process and how they can apply it to everyday situations. Students will learn different strategies (tools) to help them handle different problems. They will practice what they learn in daily situations in school and with friends.
_____Friendship Group - Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade.
The group will help students learn different strategies to cope with different situations in school and home with friends. The student will demonstrate how to communicate positively in a conflict and different friendship situation. The group will focus on cooperating with others, learning how to say no to friends and making new friends. They will role-play in-group and practice what they learn in daily situations in school and with friends.
Please let me know if you would like your child to be considered for one of this group by Friday, October 28, 2016. Late forms will not be accepted. The groups will meet during school, once a week for thirty minutes. If you want to sign your child up for one of these groups please send back this form with your child or if you would like more information call Mrs. McDonald at school. 703-365-0287
(8:30am to 3:30pm)
Thanks, Mrs. McDonald J School Counselor RETURN TO MRS. MCDONALD BY 10/28/2016