Counselor: Cristina Olabarrieta
Welcome to Burchett Elementary Guidance and Counseling Program!. Here at Burchett Elementary we will be working on our character building through discussions of monthly traits and social skills through Lions Quest lessons conducted by the counselor. The counselor uses love and logic strategies and techniques to address students’ behaviors. Love and Logic is a behavior management curriculum developed by Jim Fay. The counselor also provides individual and small group counseling sessions addressing social skills interactions. The individual and small group counseling program is approximately 6-8 weeks in duration. Students meet at a designated area with the counselor every week during the program duration. Other duties conducted by the counselor include and are not limited to:
Behavioral Response to Intervention (RTI)
Gifted and Talented Identification Testing
Assist in development and implementation of behavior intervention plans
Assist with Student Leadership Development
Conduct 504 meetings
Serve as community and family liaison for the campus
Provide parent support classes
Classroom management support to teachers with Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies.
Counseling Referrals to private counseling
Feel free to contact me should you have questions or concerns.