Student Services

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Student Services at Hickory Flat Elementary

Sharon Coltrain, School Counselor

770-704-1458

770-345-2689 (Fax)

sharon.coltrain@cherokee.k12.ga.us

Certified School Counselors advocate for all students by collaborating with teachers, administrators, and families to support their academic, emotional, and social needs. They are vital to the school community by providing prevention and intervention programs that contribute to student growth and development.

How can my counselor help?

Works with students, parents, and teachers/administrators Counsels students individually, in small group, and in large classroom guidance settings Helps to identify the needs of children Encourages better students relationships Promotes positive attitudes and good choices Coordinates referrals to outside agencies Provides preventive and developmental guidance

How can I see my counselor?

Students may refer themselves by asking a teacher or using a self-referral form Parents may refer their child Teachers/administrators may refer students Counseling is a voluntary and confidential service!

Counseling Services:

Individual Counseling Support Groups Classroom Guidance Consultations with Teachers and Parents Crisis Intervention

Community Resource Link: www.cherokeefocus.org

Other Programs Coordinated by Our Counselor:

Standardized Testing

RTI/504

Career Cluster / Pathways

Speak Up Be Safe

Character Education

Holiday Help Program

Student Council