GUIDANCE

 

 

Counselors: LANETTE LOPEZ AND JODIE GARRITT

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MISSION

Iberia Middle Schoolís Counseling Department is dedicated to providing counseling services to all students to assist in the development of skills necessary to be successful academically, emotionally, personally, and socially.

Group and Individual Counseling


At IMS, we offer individual counseling to students who are experiencing emotional difficulties that interfere with their learning.  Students can meet with a counselor upon request.



Developmental Classroom Lessons


Another component of IMSís comprehensive school counseling program is developmental classroom lessons.  Many topics are covered through these lessons including but not limited to:  Character Education,  Bullying,  Career Exploration, Consequences of drug/alcohol use, Conflict resolution, Goal setting, Test taking Strategies, Study Skills, Student Planner Usage, Careers and Diversity.  Classroom guidance will be conducted regularly based on the needs of the students

 

HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD) is an organization supporting individuals with ADHD. They provide resources, support and encouragement to parents, educators and professionals working with persons with ADHD. http://www.chadd.org

Angries Out is a site that helps people find alternatives to violence and conflict. Provides resources for parents coping with a child with anger struggles. http://www.AngriesOut.com


The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools is a resource center for strengthening the well-being of children and youth. http://www.healthinschools.org/home.asp

Kids Health - Dealing with Feelings is a site to help children learn about and cope with feelings. http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/ 


This site offers study tips and organization tips to improve studentsí grades.
http://www.how-to-study.com/


The following sites are specifically dedicated to provide test taking strategies: 

http://www.testtakingtips.com/

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/boost-your-skills/50269.html