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Turner Intermediate - Guidance Counselor

Cally Dixon - Turner Intermediate School Guidance

dixonc@wilkinsburgschools.org

 

Our Counselor helps our students in the following ways:

Assist students with building positive character through Second Step

  Lessons (provided for all grade levels 2nd-6th grades)

Collaboration with teachers, staff, and agencies for achievement and

  success of all students (schools, foster care programs, CYF, wrap   

  around services).

Connection with parents to assist in supports and services for the

   well-being of the student and/or their families.

Provide Career Readiness lessons to provide students with the

  preparation needed to connect academics with the work force and to

  understand the necessity of academic excellence.

Facilitates group and individual sessions to students in need

   of personal, social, and/or emotional guidance (counselor meets the

   needs of students on tier I, tier II, and tier III).

Management and transfer of files for students (to agencies, schools, etc.).

Counselors also join with other Turner Staff to make home visits and

   necessary collaborations for the student and family.

 

Below are resources that you may find helpful throughout the academic school year.

 

Hosanna House, Inc.

(412)-243-7711

 

Resolve Crisis Center

(888)-796-8226

 

Disaster Distress

(800)-985-5990

 

Family Links

(866)-583-6003

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7

(800)-273-8255

 

National Domestic Abuse Hotline 24/7

800-799-SAFE (7233)

 

Disaster Distress

800-985-5990

 

Peer Support and Advocacy Network

(866)-583-6003