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Putnam County R-I Schools

Elementary School


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Putnam County R-I 

Elementary School Counselor


Mrs. Diane McClain

801 S. 20th Street

Unionville, MO 63565

660-947-3361 ext. 329



What does a school counselor do? 

* Personal/Social Development

* Classroom Guidance Instruction                        Apple

* Individual & Small Group Counseling

* School Test Coordinator

* Career Development & Instruction

* Character Education Program

* Meet with Parents & Students

* Implement Bully Prevention Programs

* Conflict Resolution

* Coordinate Services with Local Agencies & School Based Social Worker

* Help children cope with stress, family crisis, divorce, death or serious illness

Why do we have an elementary counselor? 

* Children are growing up in an ever-changing world with an increasing number of choices. Preventative services can be beneficial. 

* Helping children become productive citizens, and feel a sense of self-worth and belonging. 

* Assisting children to learn effective ways to deal with concerns, feelings and how to maintain healthy relationships. 


Referral Process: 

* Parents, Teachers, Principal & Students may refer to the counselor.

* Call, stop by or e-mail counselor to make a referral. 


Parent Advisory Committee: 

* Twice a year the Counselor-Parent Advisory Committee meets. 

* Please let counselor know if you would like to be on the committee. 


Mission Statement

"Creating opportunities through quality education. " 


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