My name is Mrs. Bowman. I am very excited to be Mt. View's Guidance Counselor. I would like to share with you my role at Mt. View. As an elementary guidance counselor I am involved in a number of activities for the benefit of all students, parents and staff.
One of these activities is classroom group guidance. I regularly visit each classroom and teach a lesson to ALL children. These lessons range from friendship to bullying behaviors, social skills to study skills, career/ job choices to drug and alcohol free choices to proper manners.
Another aspect of my role is leading small groups. Small groups are an opportunity for a small group of students to meet approximately four to six times to discuss a particular subject, perhaps divorce, anger management, friendship skills or study skills.
I also meet one-on-one with students. This could be a one-time meeting to help the child deal with a concern or regularly monitoring a child's behavior or academics.