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School Counseling

Welcome to the Tabb Counseling Corner!

Our Mission

The mission of our school counseling program is to provide a comprehensive and developmental program that empowers ALL students in their academic, personal/social, and career exploration endeavors. We are only able to accomplish this through a partnership with our Tabb parents, teachers, staff, and community. We look forward to getting to know you and your family this year. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or if we can be of any assistance.

What can your school counselors do for you?

Classroom Counseling –Throughout the school year, counselors will present classroom counseling lessons to students in grades K-5. Students will learn about many important topics which may include:

  • Positive peer relationships and conflict resolution
  • Emotional regulation and mindfulness
  • Character education
  • Career Exploration
  • Test-taking strategies and study skills

Group Counseling –Students may be referred by parents, teachers, or counselors to participate in small group counseling.  Group counseling topics are developed based on the highest needs of students and may include:

  • Friendship and social skills
  • Emotional regulation
  • Resiliency (coping with stressors and/or change)
  • Self-esteem
  • Academic success (study skills and work habits)
  • Military deployment

Individual Counseling – School counselors provide short-term, goal-oriented counseling.  Referrals to community resources will be provided for students needing long-term counseling services. Students may speak with the counselor individually through parent referral, teacher referral, or self-referral. A student may talk with the school counselor about:

  • Academic concerns
  • Family changes or concerns
  • Peer relationships and friendship
  • Decision-making

Family Life Education – School counselors teach the Family Life Education curriculum to students in Grades K-3. Counselors and classrooms teachers will collaboratively teach the curriculum to students in Grades 4 and 5.

Gifted Program Contact – School counselors serve as the Gifted Program contact at the school. Please contact them with any questions or concerns.

Referrals – If you are in need of assistance, your school counselors can help by locating community resources or referrals for long-term counseling services.