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DMS Counselors

… assist students with

Understanding self and feelings.

Making difficult choices.

Setting goals.

  • Developing their individuality vs. peer pressure.
  • Learning self discipline and responsibility to self, family, and society.
  • Developing coping skills.
  • Resolving conflicts effectively.
  • Learning how school performance relates to future opportunities.
  • Learning to recognize and make the best of their abilities.

…Offer students

  • Classroom guidance lessons.
  • Individual counseling and crisis intervention support.
  • A safe place to talk.
  • Conflict intervention.
  • Anger Management skills.
  • Study skills assistance.
  • Group support for specific issues.
  • Character education.
  • A safe and caring environment.

How Does a Student See a Counselor?

  • Self—Referral
  • Request of a counselor
  • Parent referral
  • Teacher/staff referral
  • Referral by friend(s)
  • Administrative referral

Why Do Parents Contact the School Counselor?

  • Concerns over student achievement
  • Family health problems
  • Test interpretation
  • Discussing special needs of their child
  • Early discussion of potential crisis
  • Family difficulties or concerns
  • New school registration/orientation


Stevie Campbell
2023-2024 8th Grade Counselor


Lindsey Kokenzie
2023-2024 7th Grade Counselor