6th Grade

Ms. Jessica Pepin, M.S., L.P.C.

School Counselor, Grade 6
School
The 6th Grade has 2 teams:
COUNSELING WORKSHOPS:
At various times throughout the school year, the school counselors deliver Counseling Workshops in the classroom to help students with academic, personal/social, and career development. The workshops for the 6th Grade are: 
All About Me - Students will learn what the role of the School Counselor is in their building and will complete a survey called "All About Me"  on their personal Naviance account.
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 My Goals- Students will create Academic, Career and Social/Emotional/Physical Development goals in Naviance.
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What's Your Learning Style? - Students will complete an assessment in Career Cruising and learn about their particular learning style and explore careers that are connected to their learning style.
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Kindness Counts - Students will read the book Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson and identify how acts of kindness, no matter how small, can make an impact.
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Respect for Differences - Students will the importance of respecting differences in others and treating others kindly.
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GROUP COUNSELING:
Various groups will be offered to students to participate in throughout the school year. The groups are held for a variety of reasons such as: improving social skills, improving self-esteem, coping with family changes, coping with grief, managing anger, etc.
INDIVIDUAL PLANNING:
Individual planning interviews take place throughout the school year with each 6th grade student. These interviews are conducted in order to assist each student with establishing future goals and to identify activities, interests, strengths/weaknesses and likes/dislikes.
Jessica Pepin, School Counselor
Middle School of Plainville 
150 Northwest Drive
Plainville, CT 06062
860/793-3250 x2056
Fax 860/793-3265