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Counseling Curriculum and Lessons

Monday, September 28th Back to School Night Video

Thursday, April 16th Parent Coffee Resources:

Parent Coffee Video Recording - Coping During Corona

Brene Brown and David Kessler Podcast on Grief

Strategies for Dealing with Change.pptx

RISING 8TH GRADE PRESENTATION : Thursday, April 23rd @ 8:30am

RISING 8TH GRADE Q & A: Thursday, April 30th @ 8:30am

RISING 6TH GRADE PRESENTATION: Thursday, May 7th @ 8:30am


Responses HERE

PARENT COFFEE PART 2 - COPING WITH COVID: Wednesday, May 27th @ 8:30am 

Combatting Racism:

Videos and Podcasts:

· Brené with Ibram X. Kendion How to Be an Antiracist Talking with professor Ibram X. Kendi,New York Timesbestselling author ofHow to Be an Antiracistand the Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. Talking about racial disparities, policy, and equality, but we really focus onHow to Be an Antiracist, which is a groundbreaking approach to understanding uprooting racism and inequality in our society and in ourselves.

· Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man



One Crazy Summer written by Rita Williams-Garcia (AGE 11+)
The Hate U Give written by Angie Thomas (ages 13+)
Harbor Me written by Jacqueline Woodson (ages 10+)
This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work written by Tiffany Jewell and Aurelia Durand (ages 11+)
Brown Girl Dreaming written by Jacqueline Woodson (ages 10+)

PWCS Policy on Virtual Counseling

The counseling department is not providing virtual mental health counseling during school distance learning. However, the counseling department is available to provide consultation and support to students and parents with connection to community resources. Below are also several links that may help should your child need immediate mental health counseling support.


Parents or parents with their child(ren) can schedule a video conference with someone in the counseling department if they have questions or concerns about resources and recommendations to assist their child(ren) with any mental health or basic needs. Please understand that this will be consultation only. Furthermore, the counseling department will offer office hours when virtual learning is in session (April 13-June 12, 2020) on Mondays from 1:00-3:30 PM. Should you request assistance outside of office hours your inquiry will be answered as soon as possible during our traditional school hours from 8:00 am until 3:00 PM.  


Please be advised that during any virtual sessions the counseling staff will continue to adhere to the limits of confidentiality. Limits of confidentiality include, if a student reports potential self-harm, harm to someone else, someone is harming them or any risky behavior. For more information Please click here to see PWCS Regulation 651-2 regarding  the confidentiality of student-disclosed information.

Emergency Services

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