Ms. Wilson’s Philosophy
Children are flowers waiting to bloom.
Together we can plant them on the firm ground of education.
What is a Comprehensive School Counseling Program?
A Comprehensive School Counseling program is an integral component of the school’s academic mission. Effective school counseling programs are a collaborative effort between the school counselor, families and other educators to create an environment that promotes student achievement. The program is driven by data. School Counselors focus their skills, time, and energy on providing direct and indirect services to students
The School Counselor is able to support your child with:
Students will acquire the academic preparation essential to choose from a variety of educational, training, and employment options upon completion of secondary school.
Students will investigate the world of work in order to make informed career decisions.
Students will acquire an understanding of, and respect for, self and others, and the skills to be responsible citizens.
The School Counselor visits classrooms to present lessons on Asbury’s character trait of the month, as well as real life topics such as Bullying, Reality vs Non-reality Violence on Television, Good Touch/Bad Touch/Secret Touch, and Accepting Others. Teachers sign up to receive lessons and the lessons are tailored to meet the needs of the class so that the school counseling program is effective.
Small Group Counseling
Needs Assessments are distributed to each grade level during the 1st nine weeks to determine the need for making small group counseling referrals. Students may also be referred by parent(s)/guardians. Groups are formed based upon the needs assessments and tend to consist of approximately 5 students. Parental consent is required for a student to participate in small group counseling. The School Counselor will usually conduct 2 sessions without consent. After 2 sessions, the counselor will attempt to make contact with the parent(s)/guardian to determine if the parent would like for the child to continue receiving services.
(Character Education Games)