• Benefits of a Comprehensive Elementary School Counseling Program


    • Improves academic performance and success
    • Develops decision-making and program-solving skills
    • Promotes career exploration and development
    • Broadens the student's knowledge of the changing world
    • Increases opportunities for consistent counseling services throughout the school year


    • Provides support for parents regarding their child's educational development
    • involves parents in their child's educational development and long-range planning
    • Increases parent/school communication
    • Increases knowledge of the assistance parents and students can receive from the counselor and school


    • Promotes a program responsive to the students' and school's needs
    • Encourages positive & supportive working relationships
    • Enhances the role of the counselor as a resource person
    • Links to school & community resources