Counseling

Our KPMS Counseling Vision Statement:

All students will leave KPMS with the mindsets and behaviors that prepare them to achieve their personal, relational, and academic goals supporting high school success.

Our KPMS Counseling Mission Statement:

The KPMS Comprehensive School Counseling Program will offer opportunities for all students to access their basic needs through community resources; have hope for the future; and be equipped with skills needed for healthy expression of emotion through individual, group, and classroom guidance lessons.

Annie McCabe is a counselor at KPMS serving students with the last name A-J       McCabeA@psd401.net

Havala Baker is a counselor at KPMS serving students with the last name K-Z         BakerH@psd401.net

Paul Sarsfield is a counselor at KPMS serving students with the last name K-Z       SarsfieldP@psd401.net

John Selfors is a full time restorative justice specialist at KPMS                                SelforsJ@psd401.net

 

Articles recommended by our KPMS counselors

How can you help your kids transition to a smartphone? Click the link for a helpful article on teens and smartphones

https://betterscreentime.com/how-to-help-your-teen-transition-to-a-smart-phone/

Kids and social Media

  https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mental-wealth/201703/why-social-media-is-not-smart-middle-school-kids

Start a dinner conversation with your child

https://www.ahaparenting.com/parenting-tools/communication/family-discussions

 

Click on the links below to get updated resources from our school counselors. 

Parenting Tips: Creating a Caring and Cooperative Home

Mental Health Resource List Youth Prevention Suicide Coalition

Mistaken Goal Chart

Stages of Grief

10 Tips for Successfully Parenting a Middle Schooler

No No List for Middle Schoolers

 

Need help finding outside counseling? Click on the link below

https://www.psychologytoday.com/