• Elementary Counseling Services

    Todd Johnson
    Counselor for Nine Mile Falls Elementary School
    (509) 340-4024

    Kristen Hastings
    Counselor for  Lake Spokane Elementary School 
    (509) 340-4083

    Kristen and Todd are Student Support Services Staff committed to providing information and assistance to students, families, and other staff in order to help students be successful in school.  A sampling of services provided are:

    Personal Counseling - Provide Crisis resolution, individual counseling, coordinate referrals to outside counseling services, and provide individual social skills training

    Mediation - Offer conflict resolution opportunities to students to resolve interpersonal difficulties that affect classroom performance

    Teaching in-class topics - Teach Social Skills, Empathy, Communication Styles and Techniques, Problem Solving Skills, Character Education, Team Building, Personal Safety, Bully/Harassment Prevention, and other topics as needed

    Bullying/Harassment Education - Teach Bullying/ Harassment Prevention at all grade levels

    Teach - Career Exploration for 5th graders

    Assist - With Open House & welcoming new student orientation activities as well as 5th & 6th grade transition activities to Lakeside Middle School

    Teach - "Love and Logic," Student Study Skills, and other Student/ Parent Education Workshops as needed

    Resource - Work with students, parents, teachers, other staff, & different agencies to connect them with appropriate resources for their individual needs: food bank, clothing bank, phone services, counseling, enrichment opportunities, etc.

    Coordinate – 504 Plan Referrals

    Counsel Groups – Depending on the needs from year to year these change.  They have included, but are not limited to: social skills, organization, divorce/changing families, anger management, and death/loss

    Counsel individual situations

Last Modified on July 15, 2020