Welcome to the Ridgeview Elementary School Counseling Website!
Services provided by the school counselors:
*Brief/Solution-Focused Individual Counseling
*Small Group Counseling
*Large Group Classroom Guidance
*Community Resource Referrals
When should a student speak with a school counselor?
*School success (organization, test taking & study skills)
*Difficulty making/keeping friends
*Transitioning to a new school
*Grief & loss
*Peer pressure and bullying
Referrals to outside agencies or Frontier Health School Based Therapist may be necessary for ongoing concerns.
If you feel your child would benefit from any of the above services, please contact the counseling office.
Need Help? Contact 2-1-1
Need help finding resources? Contact 2-1-1 is an organization assisting Northeast Tennessee. They can help with abuse, loneliness, depression, temporary financial assistance, medical direction, support group information, crisis intervention, senior assurance calls, volunteer opportunities and much more. They work with over 600 community agencies that can meet your needs. Families can contact 211 by Calling - (423) 246-2273, Texting – 898211, or Clicking - Contact211NETN.org. They are open Monday through Friday 9 am to 9 pm. Voice messages left after hours will be returned the next business day. Services are free and confidential.
Mission of Ridgeview's School Counselor Program:
The mission of the WCDE comprehensive school counseling program is to provide a developmentally appropriate services addressing academic, career and social-emotional needs of all students while providing support to families in partnership with communities.
Empowering students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become caring, productive members of society.
Clanci Tipton- Last Name A-M
Brooke Price- Last Name N-Z
If a counselor determines a student:
-is in danger of hurting themselves
-is in danger of hurting someone else
-is being hurt by another individual .
..they have a legal and professional obligation to report that information to the proper authorities and ensure the safety of all.