As the school counselor I do love working with students!  Students fill out a counseling slip and we find a suitable time to talk.  Sometimes your child gets to be a part of a small group.  I send a permission letter home first.  Small groups usually meet during lunch.  I look forward to your child being part of a small group as we learn and grow together at Huddleston Elementary School.  I enjoy communicating with parents.  Please call or email me with any questions or concerns.


The Counselor’s Role:

  • To help foster social skills development in the small group setting.
  • To guide students through issues such as: being new, making friends, family change, being bullied, the loss of a family member, or  having an incarcerated parent
  • To go into classrooms to teach guidance lessons that are developmental in nature with a focus on ways to learn, the six pillars of character, decision making, taking a stand against bullying, drug education, and career awareness

Below is a link to Virginia Public Schools' Standards for School Counseling Programs. Please contact me if you have any concerns or questions regarding these standards or your child. 
   Best regards, 
               Mrs. Knight               
Virginia Public School Counseling Standards

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