News from the Counselors’ Corner

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    Our goal is to work diligently alongside students and parents to engage students, foster achievement and inspire excellence throughout their elementary and middle school years. For more specific goals, duties, and services offered via the school counselor see the lists below:

    Counseling Goal(s):

    • To assist students with educational, personal, career and goal planning
    • To develop personalized programs based on each student’s strengths and needs
    • To help students understand themselves and others
    • To assist students in identifying and dealing with problems
    • To facilitate the identification of students with special needs
    • To provide crisis intervention when necessary
    • To coordinate referrals to school and community support services
    • To serve as a resource to students, parents, teachers, and administrators

    Counseling Duties(s):

    • Academic skills support
    • Career preparation
    • High school planning and application process
    • School adjustment issues
    • Coping, problem-solving, decision-making concerns
    • Organizational, study and test-taking skills
    • Peer relationships and conflict resolution problems
    • Divorce, separation and family changes
    • Experiencing loss, death and grief
    • Substance abuse awareness
    • Safety& health awareness
    • Multicultural/diversity awareness
    • School-based and community resources information or referrals

    Counseling /Service(s):

    • Individual & Group Counseling              
    • Hearing & Vision Screening                   
    • Field Trips
    • Dental Care                                         
    • Career Day
    • Student Council



    Mr. Brian Spurling, Middle School Counselor, Grades (5-8), 313-494-7000


    Ms. R. Brown, Elementary School Counselor, Grades (K – 4), 313-444-0407 (Offsite Phone Number)