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School Counselor's Corner

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The goal of School Counseling at Village is to provide academic, career and personal social supports for all students K-8. Supports are provided through many formats including an individual or group meeting, classroom presentations,conflict management support, and more.
 
If you have any questions, concerns or need to schedule a meeting please contact me through email located on this page. Students may email, or seek support by request with classroom teacher or main office. 

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Ms. Baker
(916) 566-1970
Ext. 24552

 
 

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STUDENTS

Reasons a STUDENT might want to talk to a School Counselor:

  • "I'm being teased a lot."
  • "No one will play with me at recess."
  • "There is a club at recess and they won't let me in it."
  • "My parents might be getting a divorce and I can't stop thinking about it."
  • "My dog died and I miss him."
  • "My best friend is playing with someone else."
  • "He/she just ignores me."
  • "The bus is so noisy; I don't want to ride on it."
  • "I don't like to eat in the cafeteria."
 

Bullying is never okay, cool, or acceptable.

No one EVER deserves to be bullied.

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PARENTS

Reasons PARENTS might want to talk to a School Counselor:

  • "Isabella is so disorganized."
  • "Bobby does not want to come to school."
  • 'There are changes I see in Juan.  Is this normal?"
  • "Lee said she is being picked on at recess."
  • "Sue says she has no friends."
  • "Sonya is having a difficult time sleeping at night."
  • "Can you talk to Anna about..."
  • "I'm worried about Abdul because..."
 
If you would like for your student to meet with the School Counselor for any reason, please feel free to print and return the referral form and permission for counseling services and  turn into the main office at Village PK-8. Once I have received this information I will contact you. You can also find these forms in the the main office at Village.  

TEACHERS or ADMINISTRATORS

Reasons TEACHERS or ADMINISTRATORS might want to talk to a School Counselor : 

  • "I need help teaching my students to work cooperatively in groups.'
  • "Kevin is absent a lot."
  • "Sara has a hard time paying attention and is disorganized."
  • "Rumor-spreading is interfering with class time."
  • "Eduardo can not sit still."
  • "Something has changed with Gina, can you talk with her."
If you would like for your student to meet with the School Counselor for any reason, please feel free to print and return the referral form and  turn into School Counselors mailbox. Once I have received this information I will contact you. You can also find these forms in the the main office at Village.