Elementary Counseling Benefits

Last Updated: 10/8/2018 6:19 PM

Elementary Counselor: Cara Wallen

cara.wallen@psd285.org

(208) 875-1331

Helping Students Succeed

Elementary Counseling attempts to help all children get the most out of school. Your support and cooperation can help make your child's school years a rewarding experience.

It is our hope that parents and students feel free to use these services. I look forward to working with you!

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Elementary Counseling Program

Students, I am here to help you with:

  • Setting goals
  • Working well with others
  • Feeling good about yourself
  • Adjusting to a new school
  • Learning how to make decisions
  • Managing your feelings (stress, worry, anger, etc.)
  • Dealing with peer pressure and bullying

Parents, I am available to assist and provide you with:

  • Exploring ways to help your child succeed
  • Improving parent-child communications
  • Understanding the developmental changes of childhood
  • Supply reference materials
  • Information to help understand your child's special needs

Services Provided:

  • Classroom Presentations
  • Group Counseling
  • Brief Solution- Focused Counseling
  • Parent Consultations
  • Community Resource Referrals

Please Note: School counselors do not provide "therapy" or "traditional counseling"

Please keep in mind that I would be happy to provide a list of outside counseling services that are available for children experiencing grief, divorce, family separation, deployment or mental health concerns.

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Contact Us
Potlatch Elementary School
510 Elm Street
Potlatch, ID 83855
Phone:208.875.1331
Fax:208.875.0599