Social And Emotional Development Of Students

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Pre Group Planning
• Group member selection- Members will be chosen at random selection. 6 students who have displayed difficulty in social skills will be chosen by a random draw of names. The counselor will then evaluate each student to see if they are a fit for the program
• Group Meetings- The group will meet once a week every Tuesday in the library from 1-130pm.

Parent Permission Form
Student _______________________________ Room ___________________________

As the school counselor, I offer all students the opportunity to participate in small groups throughout the year. These groups help to support the social and emotional development of students, which has a positive influence on academic development and
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However, because counseling is based on a trusting relationship between the counselor and the students, the leader will keep the information shared by the members confidential unless district policy and/or ethical responsibilities require disclosure. These circumstances are if a child reveals information about harming themselves or others, or if a child reveals information about child abuse. In these rare cases only relevant information will be shared following district policy.

In order for your child to participate in a group, I will need to have written permission from you. Please complete the attached form and return to me. As always, if you have questions or concerns, please contact me.

Sophia Henry
School Counselor

Child’s Name __________________________________________________
Teacher’s name ________________________________________________
I would like my child to participate in the following small group: Social Skills

By signing this form, I give consent for my child to participate in group counseling. I understand that:
• The group will provide an opportunity for members to learn and practice interpersonal skills, discuss feelings, share ideas, practice new behaviors, and make new friends.
• Anything the group members share in group will be kept confidential by the group leader and the other group members.

Parent/guardian Signature
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