AMBER BASOM, ​COUNSELOR

Elementary school counselors are professional educators with a mental health perspective who understand and respond to the challenges presented by today's diverse student population. Elementary school counselors don't work in isolation; rather they are integral to the total educational program.

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SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING

Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students’ capacity to integrate skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal effectively and ethically with daily tasks and challenges. Like many similar frameworks, CASEL's integrated framework promotes intrapersonal, interpersonal, and cognitive competence. There are five core competencies that can be taught in many ways across many stages.

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RESOURCES​

Please contact the counselor for more information about:

Child care
Referrals, assistance, extra circular activities (scholarships may be available), child development programs

Goods
Furniture, clothing, appliances, household items, toys, etc.

Education services
GED, diploma completion programs, ESL, financial aid, employment training, programs for mothers, rehabilitation services for disabled

Employment
Career counseling, available job opportunities in the area, workshops, resume and application assistance, unemployment information

Food assistance

Health assistance
Clinics, programs, vision, dental, mental, prescription, insurance information

Legal assistance

Gender inclusion resources

Hotline
Cancer, child protection, domestic violence, sexual assault, battered persons hotline, shelter information​​

CONTACTS