Mountain Gap Elementary School Counseling
Mountain Gap Elementary has one full-time guidance counselor, Julie Kastanakis, LPC.
Our guidance counselor teaches classes, meets with small groups, and provides individual counseling services to students on an as needed basis.
Guidance Classes: part of the Specials rotation (with Art, Music, PE, Library, and Science Lab); provide lessons that will promote and support individual and school success.
|Lessons include, but are not limited to the following:|
|Study Skills||Substance Abuse|
|Career Awareness, Exploration & Planning||Multicultural/Diversity Awareness|
|Social Skills-Understanding Self & Others||Individual Student Planning|
|Conflict Resolution||Character Education|
|Goal Setting & Decision Making||
Individual/Small Group Guidance: provided on an as-needed basis
|Anger Management||Decision Making|
|Divorce||Death of a Loved One/Pet|
|Academic Support||Other Topics as needed|
|Small Group Counseling||Individual Counseling|
|Conflict Resolution||Response to Intervention (RTI)|
|Consultation/Collaboration||Individual/Family/School Crisis Intervention|
|Referrals||Community Resources for Families|
The HCS Counseling Department has provided a variety of helpful quarantine and support resources on the HCS Counseling Department page under Resources for Parents During Quarantine.