Social/Emotional Support

Programs at PMA that address this Domain

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling​ – Counselor or outside agencies (such as Girls Inc and Young Champions) lead small group sessions to assist students in specific social/emotional skills. Topics vary year to year based on need.
  • Classroom Lessons​ – Counselor delivers classroom lessons throughout the year to assist students in developing social/emotional skills. Topics vary year to year based on need.
  • Conflict Resolution Script and Process​ – All classroom teachers will be given a conflict resolution display and script to be available when students need to work out a problem.
  • Library Nook Set Up​ – A special area will be developed in our school library that highlights books available for students to check out in the areas of personal, social and academic development.
  • Minute Meetings​ – At multiple points through year, ideally August, January and May, counselor will conduct minute meetings will every student in the building.
  • PEERS Program​ – The PEERS from Perry Meridian High School presents three lessons to the sixth graders on the topics of media influences, assertive techniques and friendship
  • Raising Respect​ – Raising Respect is a character and anti-bullying program implemented on Monday’s during OSCAR time. Raising Respect lessons will be modified to be more interactive and relevant.
  • Red Ribbon Week​ – Red Ribbon Week activities include presentations over announcements that describe the risks of several drugs and the benefit of staying drug free.
  • Army of Kindness ​– This group, led by the school counselor, works to develop a positive and friendly culture at PMA!

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