Students must have parent permission to participate in small counseling groups. Parents will receive a letter describing the group process and a permission slip to participate. Students must return this permission form before they can participate in a small group.
Below are examples of some of the topics that may be addressed in small groups at the elementary/middle school level:
Thus, the goals of small group counseling are for students to have a safe place to share their feelings and concerns, to practice new skills with other students, and to have a more successful school experience.