School counselors play a critical role in ensuring students have the academic development (in addition to the social/emotional and career development) knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to be successful. School counselors in SDoL assist schools in providing an environment conducive to and supportive of academic success. At the elementary level, school counselors in SDoL are skilled in the early identification of barriers to student learning.
Childhood is a time of foundational social/emotional development, which is why school counselors in SDoL are committed to supporting students’ social/emotional needs. As advocates for students, school counselors promote a positive environment that enhances students’ ability to identify and regulate their emotions. School counselors use strategies to promote a school environment designed to propel students toward positive mindsets and behaviors supporting social/emotional development through collaboration and direct and indirect services
Student & Family Resource Specialists
Families in Transition
Resources for Students/Families
Dealing with Crisis