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School Counseling

Welcome to the School Counseling Department

As a school counselor, I am a resource to students, staff, and families. Throughout the school year I may teach lessons, run groups, work collaboratively with staff and facilitate assemblies and meetings to assist children to be successful learners and friends.

Developmental Counseling Topics and Resources

Social Skills:

  • Building friendships
  • Sportsmanship
  • Problem Solving
  • Cooperation
  • I-Messages
  • Empathy
  • Bucket Filling/Kindness


  • Coping Strategies
  • Managing Stress/Anger
  • Identification of feelings
  • Interpreting feelings through verbal and non-verbal cues

Study/Test Taking Skills

  • Learning styles/Multiple Intelligence
  • Organization skills
  • Time management
  • Test anxiety

Family Changes

  • Divorce/separation
  • Grief/Loss
  • Deployment
  • Moving
  • Illness
  • New siblings
IES Students on playground

Contact Ms. Jones

Claire Jones

School Counselor