ABOUT HANOVER-HORTON SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMS

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Your Professional School Counselors


Mrs. Jacqueline Davis-Green, MA, LPC

jacqueline.davisgreen@hanoverhorton.org

517-867-6554


Mrs. Vicki Iseler, MA, LPC, NCC

vicki.iseler@hanoverhorton.org

517-990-2224 (private practice number)

 

Elementary Social Worker

Ms. Kaylyn Hoy, LLMSW

kaylyn.hoy@hanover.horton.org

517-563-0103

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Sesame Street 1972 - Paul Simon sings to the Kids.

"Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard"

What do School Counselors do?
  • School counselors serve all the students at a school and help them be their best.

  •  Facilitating classroom "Life Skills"  lessons aligned with state standards in each classroom.

  • Organizing school-wide service projects and special events as applications of our character education program.

  • Consulting with parents, teachers, and administrators.

  • Providing materials to teachers and parents on topics related to the guidance and counseling standards when needed.

  • Connecting families with school and community resources.

  • Talking with students who have a problem they'd like help solving or have something on their mind they'd like to talk about.

  • Visiting with students who could use care and support from an extra adult.

  • Counseling students in small groups built around shared needs like divorce/changing families, grief, anger, management, etc.

  • Counseling students individually.

  • Teaching social skills and coping skills.

What topics are part of the elementary school guidance and counseling standards?

  • Emotional awareness and coping skills

  • Conflict resolution

  • Friendship/social skills

  • Self-esteem

  • Goal-setting

  • Decision-making

  • Character education (respect, responsibility, kindness, trustworthiness, etc.)

  • Personal safety

  • Behavior, choices and consequences, & responsibility 

  • Career awareness and preparedness

  • Academic skills and achievement

  • Appreciating individual differences

 

What do we do in group and individual counseling?

 

  • Talk about little things, big things, or anything in between.

  • Build a positive relationship and connection at school.

  • Develop problem-solving abilities.

  • Teach coping strategies, social skills, study skills, etc.

  • Build self-esteem and confidence.

  • Help students cope with difficult and/or unchangeable life events.

  • Help students recognize and make use of their potential.

  • Give students a neutral, open place to share their concerns and feelings.

  • Give children the opportunity to connect with other students having similar experiences.