Welcome to the Freedom Elementary School Counseling ProgramOn this site you will find information about the Counseling Program, Counselors, and helpful resources at Freedom Elementary.Counseling services are available to all students and is an integral part of each school's total educational program.The Waynesville R-VI School District uses the Missouri Comprehensive School Counseling Program, which is a developmental program that includes activities organized and implemented by school counselors.The program addresses the needs of all students by helping them acquire competencies in career planning and exploration, knowledge of self and others, and educational and vocational development.Additionally, the program is delivered through the following four components:
1. School Counseling Curriculum (classroom presentations)
2. Individual Student Planning (educational/career planning)
3. Responsive Services (individual counseling and referrals)
4. System support (professional development, community relations, consultation, committee work and research).
Counselors focus on 3 Content Area Strands:
Social/Emotional, Academic Development, and Career Development.