School Counseling Program Mission Statement:

The Harrowgate Elementary School Counseling mission is to educate all students in academic, career, and personal/social development in collaborative partnership with parents/guardians, school personnel, and community members. The Harrowgate Elementary School Counseling Program will provide a safe, positive environment for students to build a foundation of life-long learning skills, good citizenship, respect for self and others, and enthusiasm for achieving their highest creative and academic potential.

Classroom Guidance Lessons:

Classroom Guidance is a developmental program of classes designed to foster students’ academic, career, and personal/social development. Lessons are preventative in nature and empower students with self-knowledge, coping strategies, and life skills that will assist them in becoming problem solvers, collaborative workers, and responsible citizens.

School Counselor:  Maddy Lukanich
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 804-520-6015

Common Classroom Guidance Topics:

  • Bullying Prevention
  • Self-Esteem
  • Decision Making
  • Getting Along with Others
  • Tattling
  • Self-Control
  • Stress Management
  • Organization
  • Internet Safety
  • Responsibility
  • Diversity
  • Positive School Behaviors
  • Career Exploration
  • Peer Pressure
  • Following Directions/Listening Skills

Examples of group counseling available to students are:

  • Study Skills Group
  • Anger Management Group
  • Friendship/Social Skills Group
  • Grief Support Group
  • Divorce Support Group
  • SOAR Behavior Group
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