Small Group Counseling
A number of small groups are available to students at Victory Elementary.The purpose of these small groups is to provide a safe environment for sharing, giving and receiving feedback, practicing new skills, and increasing awareness so that students can be successful in school. Small groups typically meet once a week for 30 minutes for six to eight sessions during the school day at a time that is agreeable with the teacher.
Kindergarten STARS- This small group is designed to help Kindergarten students who might find the routines and structure challenging. Skills such as listening, following directions, and hand raising will be focused on in this four week group.
Newcomer’s Group-All new students to Victory will be invited to join a 3-session small group to welcome and adjust to being at a new school.
Grief and Loss-Small group designed to support students who may be experiencing a recent death of a loved one or pet. This group integrates the use of Art Therapy techniques.
Changing Families- Small group designed to support students who are experiencing a new family situation due to separation, divorce, or remarriage.
Friendship-Social skills group designed to help students learn how to make and keep healthy friendships, communicate effectively, and negotiate conflict.
Stress Less-Group tailored to support students who struggle with anxiety and stress.
School Success-Small group created to support students academically by focusing on skills such as organization, goal setting, self-advocacy, responsibility, and confidence.
Test Taking Skills-Group created to focus on test taking strategies, study skills, and test anxiety.