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The Whetstone Elementary counseling program supports the social emotional learning of all students. The specific skills are outlined in the Collaboration for Academic and Social Emotional Learning (CASEL). These skills include self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, relationship skills and social awareness. Studies have found that CASEL skills are critical for student success. For example, being able to delay gratification and persevere through challenges is critical for academic achievement. The counseling program teaches the CASEL skills through:

Classroom Guidance

Small Group Counseling

Individual Student Planning

Individual Counseling (brief)

Leadership programs

Career Development

Positive Behavior Supports

    1-2-3 Magic

    Four Corners

    Mentoring (CICO)

    Mindfulness Practices   

    Pax Good Behavior Game

    Restorative Practices

    Zones of Regulation