Helping Students Plan for the Future
Responsibilities of Middle School Counselors:
Meeting with the Counselor:
Students may stop in the Counseling Center
Counseling Program Sketch:
We encourage students to speak with a counselor, when they:
A counselor will seek out students to speak with them when they:
"Hand In Hand, We Can Work It Out!" Peer Mediation is a way to resolve disputes . . . PEACEFULLY!
Mediation helps students work together to reach a mutual agreement. They are asked to come to mediation session and a follow-up meeting to insure that they are both living up to their shared solution.
Common Disputes Include:
Third Party Conflicts
"He said vs. She said,"
The role of the mediator is to help the disputants find a resolution to their disagreement by using negotiation skills. Well-trained student mediators assist disputants in a brainstorming process to help them solve their own problems. Peer mediators are always, good listeners, fair, non-judgmental, trustworthy, and respect the confidentiality of all parties involved in the dispute.