K-Center Guidance Plan - The Plainview

Report
POB Kindergarten Center
Progressive Developmental
Guidance Program
Fran Leiboff, Principal
Tom Meier, School Psychologist
Sharon Arschin, Social Worker
Individual
Counseling
Articulation
and Advocacy
Group
Counseling
Parent
Orientation
Programs
Community
Outreach
Parent
Resources
Classroom
Lessons
School Wide
Initiatives
Mission Statement
The mission of the Plainview Old Bethpage Central School District
is to provide an academically challenging and stimulating
environment for all students, and to enable them to realize their
full potential to be happy, ethical and analytical citizens of the
work. We do this by:
 making tolerance, acceptance, respect, honesty and kindness
expectations for all students, and for members of the Plainview
Old Bethpage school community:
 identifying each student’s academic, social-emotional, aesthetic
and physical needs, and striving to meet those needs, and
 encouraging communication between and among students,
teachers, parents, administrators, and community members.
Individual Counseling
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Crisis Intervention
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Conflict Resolution
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Decision Making Skills
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Social Skills
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Changing Family (divorced/separated)
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Bereavement
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Stress Management
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Coping Skills
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Anger Management
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Transition Planning
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Mandated Counseling (IEP)
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Non Mandated counseling
Group Counseling
 Communication Skills
 Social Skills/Friendship Skills
 “Shy” Groups
 Changing Families
 Bereavement
 Anger Management
 Self Esteem
 Positive Decision Making
Please note that counseling
groups are subject to change
based on the specific needs of
students.
School-wide Initiatives
 “Kindergarteners Care”
 School Wide Rules
 School Song
 Kindergarteners Care Day
 Star Bus Award Program
 PTA Cultural Arts Programs
 PARP – Parents as Reading Partners
Social & Emotional Learning
(SEL)/Classroom Lessons
 Introduction to “self control” and sitting/standing in a safe manner
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– “ # 1 position”
Please note that
Using Good Manners
classroom lessons can
be individual or
Feelings
small/large group
Peace
programs. They are
Friendship
tailored to the
developmental needs
Teamwork
of the grade level.
Listening Skills
Personal Space
Read Alouds that address a range of social-emotional skills.
Articulation and Advocacy
CPSE Meetings – Committee on Preschool Special Education.
CSE Meetings – Committee on Special Education.
504 Meetings
408 Meetings
Building Team Meetings (Instructional Support Team)RtI.
Building Team Meetings with Parents as needed.
Kindergarten/Grade 1 Articulation Meetings.
Transition Meeting for Parents CPSE to CSE.
Observations of Incoming students with IEPS by School Psychologist.
Department Meetings : Psychologists, Social Workers, Special
Education, Speech, OT/PT.
 DASA Committee Meetings
 SITE-based Meetings
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Parent/Student Orientation Programs
 Spring Orientation for parents and students
 Community presentation for parents at the Plainview Y
 Kindergarten Screening Program
 August Open House/Orientation for students with their
parents
 Fall Back - to- School Night
 Parent/Teacher conferences
 Presentations at PTA meetings based on parent interests
Past programs have included: listening skills, setting limits,
social-emotional learning, reading to your child at home
Community Outreach
 Meeting with Preschool Directors/Staff
 K-Center Website
 Newsletters
 Networking with community agencies
 PARP
 Field Day
 PTA Fall Festival
 Family Night
Parent Resources
 Referrals to Outside Agencies/Private Therapists
 Mental Health Programs
 ESL Parent Groups
Timeline
Please note that counseling groups and classroom lessons do
not have a set timeline. They are incorporated throughout
the course of the school-year and are subject to change based
on the specific needs of the students.
August thru
November
December thru
March
April thru June
•Student “Open House
“ Orientation
• Back-to-School Night
•Classroom Lessons for
School Rules
Introduction
•School Pledge Sheet
goes home
•408 Meetings
•Student Counseling
Groups(Social Worker,
Psychologist)
•Building IST/RtI
meetings
•Parent Teacher
Conferences
•December Cultural Arts
Program – Friendship
•Classroom Programs
•Counseling Groups
•CPSE
CSE Parent
Program
•Community Programs
•Annual Reviews
•Building IST/RtI
meetings
•“Kindergarteners
Care” Day Assembly
•Annual Review
Meetings
•Counseling Groups
•K
1 Articulation
•Parent Orientation
•K-Screening Program
•Annual Reviews
•Building IST/RtI
meetings
•K-Center Field Trips
to Home Schools
•“Moving Up”
Program

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