MCMS Guidance
Mrs. Joanne Grossman
Guidance Services
  • Provide Individual Counseling As Needed
  • Personal / Problem-solving
  • Family problems
  • Problems with peers
  • Personal issues
  • Suicide
  • Academic / Planning
  • Testing as needed
  • Test Preparation / Score Interpretation
  • Provide Small Group Counseling
  • Personal or Social Support Group: as needed (may include the following)
  • Victims of bullying / Students who bully others
  • Grief / Bereavement
  • Divorce
  • Alcohol / Drug Abuse by parents
  • Skill Building As Needed: (may include the following)
  • Anger Management
  • Peer Interaction / Social Skills
  • Study Skills
  • Classroom Guidance as time allows (may include the following):
  • Academic / Study Skills
  • Career Exploration
  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Bullying Prevention / Intervention
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, Drug Abuse Prevention
  • Coordinate Red Ribbon week activities
  • Coordinate School-Wide Character Education Program
  • Provide monthly character theme
  • Other activities as needed
  • Coordinates School-Wide Testing: Criterion and/or Norm Referenced
  • Security, inventory, handling, and storage of all testing materials
  • Orientation and Training of Test Administrators and Proctors
  • Distribution of materials to and from test examiners on test days
  • Administer make-up tests as needed
  • Filing and storage of score reports
  • Schedule Students (current and new students)
  • Changes and/or corrections to individual schedules
  • Registration and scheduling of new students (verify discipline, grade level, etc. with previous school)
  • Class leveling / student distribution
  • Consult with Faculty, Staff, and Administration as needed
  • Consult with Parents as needed
  • Coordinate (and attend) parent-teacher conferences as needed
  • Test score interpretation for parents and students
  • Consult with Community Agencies as needed
  • Report abuse / neglect as identified
  • Coordinate meetings for case workers and students
  • Refer students to appropriate agencies as needed.
  • Assist with Student Referrals (for Psychological/Behavioral Testing, Vision and for Hearing Tests, and provide appropriate records/documents.
  • IEP Committee
  • Attend meetings as needed
  • Provide services and assistance for students and parents as provided for in the IEP  
  • Student Support/ RTI Team
  • Schedule meetings as needed
  • Provide assistance to students and parents as needed
  • Refer students for further testing as needed

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Darien, GA 31305
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Fax: 912.437.5676