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 OMS Counseling Team-- Contact Information

Cathy Backer
Counseling Department Administrative Assistant
651.425.3509
cbacker@sowashco.org

Christina Heerdt 
School Counselor
7th Grade
8th Grade: Last Names Starting A-L
651.425.3567
cheerdt@sowashco.org

Kate Hill
School Counselor
6th Grade
8th Grade: Last Names Starting: M-Z
651.425.3507
khill0@sowashco.org


Other Support Staff

Jamaica Jeffers
Licensed Social Worker
651.425.3550
jjeffers@sowashco.org

Chuck Graham
School Psychologist
651.425.3508
cgraham1@sowashco.org


Who Do School Counselors Help??

Licensed School Counselors help Students with....
*Academic Planning and Support
*Study Skills and Learning Styles
*Personal/Social Skills
*Peer Relationships
*Friendship Concerns/Issues
*Bullying 
*Decision Making and Conflict Resolution
*Self-Awareness
*Career Awareness, Exploration, and Planning
*Individual/Group Counseling

Licensed School Counselors help Families with....
*Consultation
*Community Resources
*Navigation of Education System
*Academic Planning Information
*Parent Information/Conferences

Licensed School Counselors help Schools and Teachers with.....
*Academic and Behavior Interventions
*Consultation
*Crisis Prevention Planning
*Crisis Intervention and Management
*Understanding Student Needs
*School-Wide Needs Assessment
*Student Advocacy