Counseling

Elementary School Counseling Program


Welcome! I am Sarah Elder, your school counselor. I have been serving our community in Middlesex for eight years and have been with Nash County Public Schools for 14 years. The purpose of our counseling program is to provide social/emotional, academic and career supports for our students.


School Counseling Services:


Classroom guidance for all grade levels: Lesson examples include; career exploration, goal setting, problem solving, friendship skills, conflict resolution, anti-anxiety, resiliency skills. 


Small Group Guidance for social skills: examples; friendship, anger management, academic support


Individual Guidance- based on individual student needs, students can self refer, or be seen through parent and teacher referrals. 


Parent Support- I can provide referrals to community agencies for help, or can help support you in encouraging the success of your child. Please email me for additional information: seelder@ncpschools.net.



Helpful Links:


Child development and positive parenting tips- https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/index.html


Mental Health-

 https://www.mentalhealth.gov/talk/parents-caregivers


https://www.mhanational.org/


https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/helping_children_with_traumatic_separation_or_traumatic_grief_related_to_covid19.pdf



Online Activities for Children:


Social Emotional lessons

https://everfi.com/k-12/parent-remote-learning/


Career Exploration

https://www1.cfnc.org/Home/Pseudo_Roles/Elementary_School_Student.aspx

 
Ms. Elder
     Mrs. Sarah Elder
     School Counselor