Counseling and Support

An elementary counselor is a school person specifically trained to understand and work with young children. Hamilton Southeastern Schools provide a counselor in each elementary building. Parents may contact their counselor by calling their school office.

What does an elementary counselor do?

  • Helps students understand and accept themselves and others.
  • Talks with students individually and in groups.
  • Works with parents and teachers to help students.
  • Coordinates services with other school specialists.
  • Facilitates the identification of the special needs of students.
  • Assists children to develop a positive attitude towards school and learning.
  • Serves as a liaison between parents, schools and community resources.

Nurturing Student Growth and Development Through...

  • Classroom activities
  • Group activities
  • Individual counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Consultation
  • Referral
  • Assessment
  • Parent education
  • Professional development
  • Documents and Forms

Helpful Guidance Documents

Counseling Services
DownloadCounseling Agencies and Groups (PDF < 1 MB)
A list of private counseling agencies along with their contact information.