Counseling

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Guidance

Hello. My name is Heidi Guse and I am the counselor here at North Cedar. I am very excited to work with your child this year. I will visit each classroom for 30 minutes once every 6-day cycle. Below is more information about my role here at school. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at heidi.guse@cfschools.org or call me at 319-553-2824.

Counselor’s Role at School

What does the elementary counselor do?

  • Conducts classroom counselor lessons
  • Works with children in small groups
  • Sees children individually
  • Works with parents and teachers
  • Acts as a liaison with outside agencies
  • Uses the community as a resource

Who does the elementary counselor help? The counselor helps children...

  • Recognize their strengths and needs to achieve in school
  • Build self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Learn decision making and problem solving skills
  • Establish and maintain healthy relationships with others
  • Deal with concerns and feelings
  • Better understand themselves and others
  • Gain valuable social skills
  • Develop and learn to cope with situations that arise within the family

What are some of the topics covered by the counselor?

  • Personal Safety
  • Problem Solving
  • Study Skills
  • Feelings
  • Life Changes
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Cooperation & Friendship
  • Bullying
  • Drug Awareness
  • Social Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Group Skills
Quick Links
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Office:
(319) 553-2837
Attendance:
(319) 553-2837
2419 Fern Avenue
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Fax:
(319) 268-2336
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