Student Services

Student Services

The mission of our counseling program is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that helps our students reach their potential. We are all masters’ level trained counselors. We work in conjunction with school staff, families, and community agencies to help students with personal, social, and academic needs. If you would like to contact your child’s counselor, please call the school at 828-686-7739

2016 - 2017 CDOMS COUNSELORS AND STUDENT SERVICES STAFF

Mr. Carl Firley: 6th Grade Counselor and half of 7th, Transition to Middle School Ms. . Elisa Sanchez-Tarman: School Social Worker

Mrs. Buffy Weathington: 8th Grade School Counselor and half of 7th, transition to High School

 

REASONS TO CONTACT CDOMS STUDENT SERVICES STAFF

There are any number of reasons for children to seek out a counselor at school. The times that we live in can be difficult and stressful. Many personal and school related problems have a direct impact on a child’s ability to learn. School counselors and support staff provide a safe, confidential environment for all students. Some reasons to contact student support staff are:

  • School Problems

  • Academic Concerns

  • Home Problems

  • Family or friend issues

  • Bullying behavior

  • Medical Issues

  • Attendance Concerns

  • Career Choices

  • Assistance with school supplies, food, clothing and other needs

  • Tobacco/drug/alcohol use

  • Connection to community support services

  • Academic problems

  • Stress/Anxiety

  • Changes/transition

SUPPORT SERVICES OFFERED

  • Individual Counseling

  • Small Group Counseling

  • Classroom Guidance Lessons

  • Peer Mediation

  • Academic Counseling

  • Career Planning

  • Connecting Families to Community Resources

  • School Transitions

  • New Student Registration and Orientation

2017-2018 OMS Needs assessment  





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