SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING | SCHOOL COUNSELING


FOR SUPPORT WITH LESSONS CONTACT:Social Emotional Learning department logo

PROVIDING DIRECT STUDENT SERVICES


INSTRUCTION: 

Prioritizing academic, career, and social/emotional lessons through school/district online platforms.


K-5 LESSONS


6-8 LESSONS


9-12 LESSONS


COUNSELING: 

If learning is being conducted virtually/online, counselors will be accessible virtually to advise students and provide social-emotional support. Please contact your school counselor by email for availability.


PROVIDING INDIRECT STUDENT SERVICES


CONSULTATION AND COLLABORATION:

School counselors can be accessed by email and other available school/district online platforms. Using these resources, they can provide consultation and collaboration with families, teachers, administrators and school staff. Online platforms following the communication plan developed with school/district administration.


REFERRALS:

If you or someone you know needs to be connected to local resources, call the United Way Hotline by dialing 2-1-1. 

See below for a list of outside mental health services that can provide additional support.


OUTSIDE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Centerstone
6110 Shallowford Rd. Suite B
Chattanooga, TN 37421
423-499-1031
www.centerstone.org

Family Justice Center
5705 Uptain Rd. Suite C
Chattanooga, TN 37411
423-266-6918
https://connect.chattanooga.gov/fjc

Helen Ross McNabb Center
6049 Shallowford Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
423-266-6751
natalie.hood@mcnabb.org

Mental Health Cooperative
801 N. Holtzclaw Ave. Suite 101
Chattanooga, TN 37404
423-697-5950
www.mhc-tn.org

SCHOOL COUNSELING

Hamilton County Department of Education school counseling programs play an important role in the educational process for students. School counselors work with students, families, communities, and staff to address issues having a substantial impact on students' social/emotional development, career, and academic achievement.  Throughout Hamilton County, counselors are determined to present a comprehensive counseling program that increases educating the whole child and support students reaching their full potential.

School Counseling Vision:

Our school counseling department is committed to delivering a comprehensive counseling program to increase our students' academic achievement and social/emotional intelligence as well as develop ready graduates for college and career success.

School Counseling Mission and Standards:

  • Academic development:  School-counseling program implements strategies and activities to support and maximize learning.

  • Career development:  Serve as a guide to provide the foundation for acquiring the attitudes, knowledge and skills that enable students to make a successful transition from school to the world of work and from job to job across the career life span.

  • Social/Emotional:  Development provide the foundation for personal and social growth, which contributes to academic and career success.

Resources


Contact

Patricia RussellPatricia Russell, ED.S
Director of Social Emotional Learning and K-12 School Counseling

Hamilton County Department of Education
3074 Hickory Valley Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
423.498.7128