• School Counselors help students by.

    • Developing and delivering classroom guidance lessons that teach skills such as healthy decision making, resolving conflicts and respecting others.
    • Working collaboratively with students, parents and teachers to identify and remove barriers to learning.
    • Supporting students by teaching skills for achieving success.
    • Helping students to recognize and make the best of their abilities.
    • Counseling students individually and in groups
    • Providing support during personal crisis.
    • Orienting new students.
    • Assisting students in learning how school performance relates to future opportunities.
    Pamela Venable
    School Counselor
    Oakwood Avenue School
    973 677-4000 ext. 16810