School Counselling

In-house school counselling is provided by an American-licensed
and trained school counsellor, with years of experience in the
Trinidad public school system.

Prevention and intervention services are provided to students on
social/emotional, academic and career development.

Parent workshops will also be offered.

 

Prevention Sessions

Held regularly with the students as a group to equip them with the
knowledge and skills needed for life. Topics include (but are not limited to):

Social/emotional development

  • Friendship
  • Bullying
  • Good touches and bad touches
  • Anger management and conflict resolution
  • Respect
  • Who am I?
  • Communication skills
  • Decision-making
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Honesty
  • Understanding death
  • Empathy
  • Safety

Academic development

  • Orientation
  • Importance of school
  • Different ways of learning
  • Transition to the next level

Career development

  • Link between school and work
  • Career awareness
  • Changes in male and female work roles

Intervention sessions

Held one-on-one or in small groups with students who may
benefit from extra support, as determined by consultations
with teachers and parents

Parent workshops

Held monthly to support the parenting process. Topics include
(but are not limited to):

  • Orientation
  • Effective discipline methods
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Supporting your child’s learning at home
  • Aggression
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Introducing a new baby
  • Development: emotional, social and motor
  • The importance of play
  • Transition to the next level