School Counseling

St. Johns County Bullying/Harassment Form – Electronic Version

Welcome to Wards Creek Warrior School Counseling

Meet your School Counselor:  Leanne Adolf

Vision Statement:
ALL students will receive a comprehensive school counseling program that includes academic and social emotional supports.  Data will be utilized to drive the school counseling program in order to help ALL students reach their full potential.

Please contact the counseling department with questions or concerns at (904) 547-8743 or [email protected].

Parents – please use the following link to request a counseling appointment for your child:  

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=V9CzsxL8P0-S9HK-boRDUWn33qH1AuxMqemxi3sIDR5UOVAxNUk0SkdUTEdGU1hFSVBJRThJT01BQS4u

Students – please use the following link to request a counseling appointment for yourself:

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=V9CzsxL8P0-S9HK-boRDUWn33qH1AuxMqemxi3sIDR5UMjFNU0ZXTEhTM1k5N1lQVU1aVERTVE5OMS4u

Wish List:  Gardening Supplies, Plants, Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils, Glue Sticks, Safety Scissors, Construction Paper, Cotton Balls, Popsicle Sticks, Any Craft Items.

A huge thank you to the following plant nurseries for their donations:

https://www.durbincreeknursery.com/

https://colorworksnursery.business.site/

http://maggiesherbfarm.com/

https://www.visitstaugustine.com/thing-to-do/leonardis-nursery

https://www.tennesseewholesalenursery.com/

Who Are School Counselors?

School counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a master’s degree in school counseling, making them uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, career and social/emotional development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success. School counselors are employed in elementary, middle/junior high and high schools; in district supervisory positions; and counselor education positions.

https://www.schoolcounselor.org/parents-public

Character Counts:

In 1998, the St. Johns County School District, along with area businesses, youth organizations and civic groups, selected the national character education program of CHARACTER COUNTS! as a countywide initiative to instill positive character traits in our young people. Each fall during the national observance we honor area businesses that have contributed to the CHARACTER COUNTS! effort, and in the spring, the district sponsors the annual American Youth Character Awards program to recognize high school students of good character. As adults we are responsible for modeling appropriate behavior which has been proven as the best way to teach character in others. Several years ago, the SJCSD became the first school district in Florida to implement Pursuing Victory with Honor in all of its athletic programs. Character education is an important part of every School Improvement Plan, a major component of each Student Code of Conduct and our Strategic Plan.

https://ccstjohns.com/

Benefits of Inclusive Education:

The benefits of inclusive education are numerous for both students with and without disabilities.

http://www.kidstogether.org/inclusion/benefitsofinclusion.htm

Haven Hospice:

Grief and Support Counseling
Haven Hospice provides individual, family and group counseling to help anyone who is coping with grief, regardless of how the loss occurred. Throughout the year, Healing Hearts offers spiritual care and grief support programs for those who have lost a friend, mate, mother, baby or other family member, as well as those who will be facing the holidays after a loss

Camp Safe Haven—Haven Hospice hosts Camp Safe Haven for children ages 6 – 12 and youth ages 13 – 17. Supported by Haven staff and volunteers, children participate in fun and therapeutic activities to help them.

http://www.havenhospice.org/grief-support-and-counseling.aspx

SJCEF:

The St. Johns County Education Foundation is the Direct Support Organization for the St. Johns County School District. We are a non-profit foundation, which leads efforts to directly benefit the educators and students within the community. Our programs and events strive to provide the tools and resources that are necessary to help each child in St. Johns County reach their full potential.

http://www.getonthebusstjohns.org/

FSA Testing:

Please visit the FSA website, which provides important resources for both parents and students:

http://fsassessments.org/resources/?section=1-students-and-parents

Response to Intervention (RtI/MTSS):

Florida’s MTSS/

Response to Intervention (RtI) has been described in Florida as a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) for providing high quality instruction and intervention matched to student needs using learning rate over time and level of performance to inform instructional decisions.

Phase 1 of implementation for Problem-solving and Response to Instruction/Intervention, came to a close in 2011. Phase II of the statewide implementation of a MTSS has emerged. Read more about the history and future of MTSS in Florida.

Exceptional Student Education (ESE):

The Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services supports school districts and others in their efforts to provide exceptional student education programs for students ages 3 – 21 who have disabilities and students who are gifted.

http://www.fldoe.org/ese/ese-home.asp