Elementary Counseling

 
The mission of the Clinton Community School District School Counseling Department is to provide all students with a comprehensive, developmental guidance and counseling program, centered around an engaging curriculum that encourages the highest level of student achievement through their growth and academic, personal/social and career domains.  In partnership with all district educators and a caring community, district school counselors will assist all students to be successful, life-long learners and problem solvers.

 Emphasis is placed on promoting student success by helping students find and gain life-planning skills that are consistent with their needs, interests, and abilities.

 

Elementary school counselors provide the following services:

  •  Classroom Developmental Guidance lessons
    • Empathy training
    • Impulse control and problem solving
    • Anger management
    • Personal safety
    • Careers/transitions
    • Bully prevention
  • Individual short-term counseling 
  • Small groups
  • Academic, behavior, and attendance support
  • Parental support
  • Crisis support/resource and referral

 

Kindergarten - 2nd grade Problem Solving Sheet

3rd - 5th grade Problem Solving Sheet

Bully Prevention:

www.stopbullying.gov & www.pacer.org

Career Awareness:

www.ihaveaplaniowa.gov

 

  Community Resource Guide

 

 

The Clinton Community School Counseling Department would like to make parents aware of services in the community.

 

The following chart outlines various service providers and contact information for each service.  The services listed cover various areas such as:
  • Assessment and Counseling
  • Educational Support
  • Community Resource
  • Basic Needs (including health needs)
  • Behavior/legal support

 

These services are applicable for all families with school-aged children. 

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your school counselor at any time throughout the school year. 
 Lavina Engle-Reed  Julie Knutsen Karla Unke
          Bluff                    Eagle Heights              Jefferson                 Whittier
  (563)242-1606           (563)243-4288         (563)243-0479        (563)243-3230