Counseling

Lower School Counseling

Lower-School-Counselor

In keeping with the Briarwood School’s philosophy and objectives to educate the total child, school counselors are on staff for consultation and brief, solution focused counseling.  In addition to working directly with students, the Lower School Counselor collaborates with parents, teachers, administrators and professionals in the community to promote student success. She also provides leadership and support for the character education programs and the K.C.C. Club.

Primary, Intermediate, 5th & 6th  Grade

  • Support social/emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students
  • Individual students, small groups, classes
  • Consult with teachers and parents
  • Short-term intervention to address day-to-day difficulties
  • Referrals to other professionals as needed
  • Parent-Counselor Coffee Groups

Primary & Intermediate

  • New student groups
  • Character education
  • Maintain psycho-educational evaluations (parent tips handouts)
  • Achievement testing

5th and 6th Grade

  • New student groups
  • 6th grade transition to middle school
  • Character education
  • Maintain psycho-educational evaluations (parent tips handouts)
  • Achievement testing

 


Lower School Counselor

WisemanJill Wiseman, MA, LPC
281-493-2494 x 141
jwiseman@briarwoodschool.org