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           LaVerta McMillan's Corner
             Professional School Counselor
    336-570-6170  ext. 37409
    laverta_mcmillan@abss.k12.nc.us 

    Hello Leaders
     
    Welcome to my page.  I am the Professional School Counselor, Ms. L. McMillan.  This is my 3rd full year at Andrews.  I have an open door policy for staff and parents.  If you need to talk privately or need assistance with outside resources, please feel free to let me know.  Here are a list of some of the services that are provided by the school counselor:
     
    Elementary School Counselors Implement the School Counseling Program by Providing:

    School Guidance Curriculum
    • Academic support, including organizational, study and test-taking skills
    • Goal setting and decision-making
    • Career awareness, exploration and planning
    • Education on understanding self and others
    • Peer relationships, coping strategies and effective social skills
    • Communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution
    • Substance abuse education
    • Multicultural/diversity awareness
    • Individual student planning
    Academic planning
    • Goal setting/decision-making
    • Education on understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
    • Transition plans
    Responsive Services
    • Individual and small-group counseling
    • Individual/family/school crisis intervention
    • Conflict resolution
    • Consultation/collaboration
    • Referrals
    System Support
    • Professional development
    • Consultation, collaboration and teaming
    • Program management and operation