School counseling services at Lord Stirling Community School  are delivered in five specific ways, as based on the American School Counselor Association's National Model:

1. School Guidance Curriculum - Designing, structuring and delivering classroom lessons for grades K-5 that aim to achieve specific competencies, such as personal, social, academic, and career.

2. Individual Student Planning - Assisting students with goal formation and planning (behavioral, academic, etc.).

3. Responsive Services - Meeting immediate student needs (counseling, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, consultation, referral, peer mediation, resource provider, etc.).

4. System Support - I&RS (Inervention and Referral Services) assisting teachers and parents to adress students' difficulties in learning, behavior and helth and with pre - referral process for Special Education services.Consultation with other professionals, and coordination of various supports for students and families.

5. Testing - Serving as Testing Coordinator for ACCESS, NJ PASS and NJ ASK Test. Training teachers, informing parents and students about testing. 

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Ms. Gabriela Rowack
School Counselor