Student Support Services

Our Team
 
Julie Wells
SIS School Counselor
414.963.6951 x6308
Tanisha Schowalter
SIS School Psychologist
414.963.6937

The K-12 counseling program implemented in the Shorewood School District is intended to address the needs of the whole child at developmentally appropriate age levels and to build a foundation of good decision-making skills that serves the student into adulthood. The goal is to help all students learn about themselves and the world around them while making meaningful connections between the two.

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FOUR COMPONENTS OF THE COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM:

School Counseling Curriculum
  • Group/Classroom Activities
  • Career Development
  • Parent Education

 
Individual Planning

  • Individual Advisement
  • Academic Support
  • Student/Parent Conferencing
  • Test Interpretation
  • Transition Services
 

Responsive Services

  • Consultation with parents, administration and staff
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Referrals to outside support agencies
 

System Support

  • Consultation and Collaboration
  • Professional Development
  • Program Management
  • At-Risk Programming
 

SCHOOL COUNSELORS PROVIDE:

  • Service to 100% of the students
  • Conferencing involving students, parents/guardians and counselors
  • Curriculum content and systematically delivered to ALL, and
  • Curriculum based on the Wisconsin School Counseling Student Content Standards adapted from ASCA
 

BENEFITS OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM

Benefits for Students

  • Prepares for challenges of the 21st century
  • Relates academic program to future success
  • Develops decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Assists in developing emotional well-being
 

Benefits for Parents

  • Provides support in advocating for their children's academic, career, and personal/social development
  • Increases opportunities for parent/student interaction
  • Enables parents to access school resources
 

Benefits for the Community

  • Provides increased opportunity for collaboration between school, businesses and community
  • Supports the academic preparation necessary for students' success in the workforce
  • Increases the opportunity for businesses and community to participate in the counseling program