Schilling Farms Middle School

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Schilling Farms Middle School Counseling
Home of the Stallions
 
(To view individual counselor webpages, click on counselors name to the right)
 
School counselors have many roles. Our primary goal is to promote the personal, social, academic, and emotional development of all students. All counseling activities are designed to provide support and to ensure each child has an educational experience that is positive, contributes to his/her development, and prepares children to be confident, productive, and contributing citizens in the classroom and beyond.
 

Individual Counseling

Although school counselors do not provide “therapy”, individual counseling can help promote students’ personal/social development. Issues are wide ranging and can include school attitudes and behaviors, peer relationships, family relationships, middle school pressure, academic success, etc.

 Students may be referred to the counselor by teachers, parents, administrators, or self. For a student to see the school counselor on an on-going basis parental permission is required.

 

Small Group Counseling

Small group counseling is offered to students who share a common concern. In this setting, students can provide support for each other while learning new coping skills and strategies. Group topics can include friendship building, study skills, changing families, and social skills development. Groups may meet weekly or biweekly.

 

Counseling Classes

Throughout the year, the school counselors meet with all students in the classroom to present lessons that are aligned with national and state standards. Results from needs assessments conducted with students, teachers, and parents are helpful with topic selection.

 

Consultation

Consultation with parents, teachers, and administrators enable school counselors to work more effectively with students. Counselors welcome the opportunity to meet with parents throughout the school year.

Coordination

Coordination involves organizing, supervising, and managing program activities. These activities include:

6th Grade Orientation
High School Registration
Kiwanis Angels
SFMS Angels
Career Day
Student Ambassadors
Coffee Talk with the Counselors

 

 

Referrals

Counselors are involved in providing referrals for students to appropriate professionals in the schools and in the community.

 

Behavior Plans

Counselors are available to provide classroom observations on behaviors and provide feedback to teachers and parents. When appropriate, counselors can assist in the development and supervision of student behavior plans.

 

Confidentiality

Respecting the privacy of students and their families is a primary responsibility of school counselors. However, there are circumstances when confidentiality must be broken such as abuse and threatening to harm self and others.

935 Colbert Street
Collierville, TN 38017
School Counseling Phone: 901.854.2345
 
 

School Counselors
6th grade counselor
7th grade counselor: Students with last name beginning A - L
 
901.854.2345 ext. 264
 8th grade counselor
7th grade counselor: Students with last name beginning M - Z
 
901.854.2345 ext. 263