The mission of the Counseling Program is to help maximize each student’s potential and academic achievement by addressing the academic, career, and personal/social development of all children.
The purpose of the Roosevelt Counseling Department is to promote academic achievement and enhance personal growth so every student can reach his or her highest potential.
When to See Your Counselor:
Here are some times you should see your counselor.
▪ School concerns:
▪ If you feel harassed or made fun of in any way at school. ▪ If your grades need to be better and you need assistance getting the academic help you need. ▪ If you have test anxiety. ▪ If you need help with your study skills. ▪ Any other issues that make you feel nervous or upset at school.
▪ When you want to plan what classes you want to take for the next semester. ▪ College planning. ▪ Career planning.
▪ Crisis intervention: if you feel like hurting yourself or someone else or you feel really upset about something going on in your life. ▪ Conflict management: If you are having a hard time getting along with anyone at school or home.
▪ Behavioral management: If you are having a hard time paying attention in class or find yourself getting into more trouble than you want to. ▪ Personal awareness: If you have a hard time making or keeping friends, or you have other personal or social issues that would like to talk to your counselor about. ▪ Family concerns: If you are having a hard time getting along with your parents, if there has been a lot of stress in your house because of a change in your family’s finances, if there are issues of substance abuse, other abuse, or a divorce of your parents.
▪ Suicide prevention: If a friend has told you that they might do something to hurt him/herself, or if you notice signs or symptoms of suicide in yourself or someone you know.
Joan Martinez 6th & 7th Grade Counselor Last Names A-L (619)362-3850 x2201 E-Mail Room 201