Palm Pointe Counseling Department
The mission of Palm Pointe’s school counseling department is to provide a comprehensive program that fosters academic success, social-emotional development, and college-career readiness for all students. Our program is preventative in focus and is designed to enhance the learning process by assisting students in acquiring critical life skills that are needed for future success. It is student-centered and is open to all students, parents, and staff and is developed according to the American School Counselor Association’s (ASCA) National Model to ensure collaborative efforts benefiting our students, families, teachers, administrators, and the overall community.
Palm Pointe’s school counseling program is designed, implemented, and managed by professionally trained and certified school counselors who hold a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling and are certified through the State of Florida. Our school counselors provide direct and indirect services that encompass individual and small group counseling; classroom guidance lessons; Problem Solving Intervention Team meetings; new student orientation; and consultation and collaboration with parents, teachers, administrators, and community members.
Ms. Rowley 7-8 Counselor
Ms. Sparks 5-6 Counselor
Ms. Hamblin 3-4 Counselor
Mrs. Mosco K-2 Counselor
Mrs. Percy School Based Mental Health Counselor
Ms. Lassiter Guidance Clerk
School Counselor Responsibilities
- Help Students be successful problem solvers and lifelong learners.
- Open to all students, parents, and staff.
- Direct & indirect services
- Individual counseling
- Small group counseling
- Classroom guidance
- Problem solving team meetings
What might a student talk about/work on in the counselor’s office?
- Difficulty in making or getting along with friends
- Family or school problem
- A fear or worry
- Physical concern
- Talk about things important to children
- Use puppets to help express feelings and problems
- Talk about feelings
- Work on a plan to reach a goal
- Play games to learn ways to relate to others
Welcome to the Parent Corner. Below are resources for you to refer to when navigating life’s ups and downs. Please feel free to reach out to your child’s counselor for any further information.
What to do if you have concerns for your child
Agencies that Can Help
Each of these agencies have varying programs, eligibility requirements, and other factors which should be considered when seeking assistance. Parents are encouraged to contact each to learn more information. This is not an exhaustive list.
|Children’s Home Society||(772) 489-5601|
|Helping People Succeed||(772) 320-0770|
|Hibiscus Children’s Center||(772) 340-5044|
|Legacy Behavioral Health||(772) 873-8811|
|New Horizons of the Treasure Coast||(772) 468-5600|
|Sequel Care||(772) 337-8164|
|Suncoast Mental Health||(772) 489-4726|
|National Victim’s Assistance Organization||http://www.try-nova.org|
|American Red Cross||https://www.redcross.org|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)||https://www.fema.gov|
|David Baldwin’s Trauma Information||http://www.trauma-pages.com|
|The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress||https://www.aaets.org|
|National Association of Social Workers||https://www.socialworkers.org|
|National Association of School Psychologists||https://www.nasponline.org|