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“We must become the

The Role of a Counselor


change we want to see in

the world.”
“Free the child’s potential, and you will
The professional school counselor is a posi-

tion that takes integrity , knowledge , high


~ Gandhi transform him into the world”
moral character, and the ability to make
~ Maria Montessori
sound decisions. The Profession school

counselor promotes academic success in all

students while providing emotional, and Counseling


academic support in order to promote inde- Center
pendent personalities in students to
Kimberley Gunz
become successful citizens. Lamar University
.

Professional School Counseling Kim Gunz

Professional School Counselor


kgunz@hendersonisd.org
Wylie Elementary

kgunz@hendersonisd.org
Counseling Advocacy Counseling Mission
Statement
School Counseling Mission is to provide a

At Wylie elementary, we promote the aca- program that promotes academic success
s:
for all students. The counseling also pro- tes for Familie
demic success of all students. The counsel- Helpful W ebsi /)
entszone.com
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vides social and emotional support for stu- The Parent Zo ng in the home
ing program is dedicated not only promote
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Activities fo
Academics but also develop social and emo- dents and their families while giving them
tips.
and parenting /channels/
the skills knowledge to become productive s fo r K id s: (www.care2.com
tional stability in each student. The coun- Website what
parents to know
ki ds ) Th is website helps
seling program is dedicated to ensure the citizens in life. ecoinf o/
learning.
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development in all students. m en t: (h ttp ://www.edu.gov
Parent Engage hers par-
The counseling program is also a sup- Mission Statement parents/ininvo
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in the schools.
come involved
port system for the families of each student ents how to be kills4kids.net)
ill s fo r ki ds : (www.copings
At Wylie Elementary we believe in aca- Coping Sk brain works whi
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by providing resources and assistance to
an d ki ds ca n learn hoe the
Parents
promote strong families in the community. skills.
demic success for all students while learning coping /…/
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el ing Si te s: (www.colstrip.k
The counseling program is dedicated to Couns ofes-
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serve as advocate for each student . guiding each student tin becoming thec ou ns el or sa pa
ing websites.
sional Counsel
productive successful citizens.

Resources:
American School Counseling Association (2005). The ASCA National Model: A Framework For School Counseling Pro-
gram. Second Edition. Alexandria, V.A: Author.