Here are a few sample pages:
In the older grades I will speak with students about my role at the school, how to meet with me, confidentiality, and answer any questions they have through a powerpoint. They will fill out an organizer, created by Vanessa at Savvy School Counselor, to keep in their binder if they needed help remembering.
Additionally, students can individually sign-up to meet with me when they need to help. Last year I prioritized requests on a first come, first serve basis. Last years' fourth graders and I realized that this didn't prioritize students that might need to see me more urgently. This year I'm revamping self-referrals by having students check how soon they'll need to see me on their request. I found this other great idea on using rock sizes from Vanessa at Saavy School Counselor to visualize urgency and size of problem. I created this poster to help students pick their rock:
Students can use this self-referral sheet to put in my mailbox: