Counseling Services

Last Updated: 3/25/2020 6:24 PM

Counseling Services 

An elementary counselor’s job has many parts! The counselor meets with students in the classroom, individually, in groups, and with their parents and/or teachers. The counselor also helps families and students in need to connect with community agencies. Below is some information about the counseling programs available at Belfair Elementary: 

  • Classroom Lessons:   Personal Safety Lessons through Second Step Child Protection Unit curriculum.  There are 6 1/s hour lessons each.  Parent links:  Go online to SecondStep.org and log in with the Activation Key listed below to get more information about what your child is learning in the Second Step program. Thank you for helping us to make our school a safe and supportive place where everyone can learn. 

    • Kindergarten:  Activation Key CPUK FAMI LYGK 

    • First Grade:  Activation Key CPUK FAMI LYG1 

    • Second Grade:  Activation Key CPUK FAMI LYG2 

    • Third Grade:  Activation Key CPUK FAMI LYG3 

    • Fourth Grade:  Activation Key CPUK FAMI LYG4 

    • Fifth Grade:  Activation Key CPUK FAMI LYG5 

  • Managing Conflict 

  • Individual Counseling for personal, social and academic reasons. 

  • Small Group Counseling: for groups of 2-6 students identified using data including:  SAEBR’s screener, Office Disciplinary Referrals, frequent individual visits to Social Worker or Health Room 

  • Social Emotional Group Objectives: 

  • Sharing thoughts/feelings  

  • Listening and connecting to others 

  • Impulse control 

  • Calming strategies 

  • Turn-taking/sportsmanship 

  • Community Referrals: for families in need to connect with those who can help.  Assist families with young children to connect with counselors, social workers and family resource coordinators in the community. 

  • Teen Mentors :  Elementary students are paired with North Mason High School student mentors. High school students who choose to become mentors go through a rigorous interview and selection process, iTeen mentors spend an hour a week with their student “mentee” during school hours providing academic and emotional support. They work on homework or hobbies, play games, or just talk.  

If you have any questions or would like to discuss any concerns with your students, please feel free to contact Jennifer Johnen @ 360-277-2262 or contact by email:  jjohnen@northmasonschools.org