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SCHOOL COUNSELOR SERVICES


Lemoore Union Elementary School District currently employees six School Counselors.

School counselors are trained to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community for all students.

Within LUESD, School Counselors Work With Students to:

  • Support and improve behavioral functioning on the school campus
  • Provide direct one-on-one instruction on appropriate social skills, friendship skills, anger management, self-regulation and problem solving through group services.
  • Conduct social/emotional/behavioral lessons in small groups and also in the classrooms. 
  • Provide individual services to students with significant behavioral issues

Within LUESD, School Counselors Work With Students and Their Families to:

  • Evaluate eligibility for Section 504 services (within a multidisciplinary team)
  • Create plans to support general education students who are experiencing behavioral issues within the school setting
  • Provide parents with information to enhance parenting skills
  • Make referrals and help coordinate community support services

You can contact your school counselor by calling your school office. 

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST SERVICES

Lemoore Union Elementary School district currently employees three full-time School Psychologists and one full-time Behavioral Specialist.

School psychologists are trained to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community for all students.

Within LUESD, School Psychologists work with students to:

  • Increase achievement by assessing barriers to learning and determining the best instructional strategies to improve learning
  • Support and improve behavioral functioning on the school campus
  • Promote wellness and resilience by reinforcing communication and social skills, problem solving, anger management, self-regulation, self-determination, and optimism

Within LUESD, School Psychologists work with students and their families to:

  • Identify and address learning and behavior problems that interfere with school success
  • Evaluate eligibility for special education services (within a multidisciplinary team)
  • Support students' social, emotional, and behavioral health
  • Provide parents with information to enhance parenting skills
  • Make referrals and help coordinate community support services
  • Within LUESD, the Behavior Specialist works with students and staff to:
    • Increase positive behavior interactions with peers and staff
    • Guide implementation of Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Consults with outside agencies to provide services for students.

You can contact your School Psychologist by calling the Department of Special Services at (559) 924-6823, or by emailing them: 

SUICIDE PREVENTION PLAN AND RESOURCES

LUESD recognizes the need to protect the health, safety and welfare of its students, to promote healthy development, to safeguard against the threat or attempt of suicide among school aged youth, and to address barriers to learning. This policy corresponds with and supports other federal, state and local efforts to provide youth with prevention education, early identification and intervention, and access to all local resources to promote health and prevent personal harm or injury.

Resources:

  • A trusted adult or friend.
  • Kings County Behavioral Health 559-852-2444
  • Kings View Crisis and Counseling Services 559-582-4484/1-800-655-2553
  • Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-888-506-5991
  • Kings Tulare Suicide Prevention Taskforce 559-624-7474
  • PFLAG Tulare and Kings Parents, families, friends of LGBTQ community to promote health, support, educate and advocate 559-579-1101
  • The TREVOR Project Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24 1-866-488-7386 or text "Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200
  • Kings/Tulare Warm Line This is a confidential non-crisis, peer to peer support telephone service designed to solve minor problems to prevent them from becoming serious. 1-877-306-2413
  • Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assualt

District Attorney Office of Victim Witness 559-852-2640

Kings Community Action Organization 1-877-727-3225 24 Hr hotline

  • Substance Abuse National Helpline 24/7 treatment referral and information service for individuals and families 1-800-662-4357