• Baldwin Elementary School Counseling Program


    Counseling Vision Statement:

    The Baldwin Elementary School counseling program envisions a future of excellence where all students realize their academic, career, and life potential.


    Counseling Mission Statement:

    The mission of Baldwin Elementary’s school counseling program is to establish a culture of collaboration with all stakeholders to ensure every student is prepared for college, career, and life.


    What does a school counselor do?

    We work alongside teachers and parents to help students develop ​socially, emotionally, academically and in their career awareness, in order to help remove any barriers they have to learning.


    Services we provide at Baldwin:

    • Classroom lessons (e.g., social skills, study skills, conflict resolution, etc.)​
    • Small group counseling​
    • Short-term individual counseling​
    • Consultation with parents and teachers​
    • Community resource referrals (including longer term therapy services)​
    • School-wide programming (e.g., Red Ribbon Week, Career Day, etc.)

    How we support families:

    • Helping to handle social or emotional concerns you have about your child​
    • Improving parent-child communication​
    • Family difficulties or concerns that affect your child at school​
    • Referrals to community resources​
    • Understanding the developmental changes of childhood ​
    • School attendance ​
    • Discussing concerns about your child’s academic achievement

    What types of things do we talk about with students?​

    • Making and keeping friends​
    • Setting goals
    • Teamwork​
    • Feeling good about yourself ​
    • Making good choices​
    • Being responsible​
    • Managing strong feelings​
    • Conflict resolution​