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    Dr. Felder
     
     
     Dr. LaWanda R. Felder, Guidance Counselor
    Contact Information: 843-899-8924
    Email: felderl@bcsdschools.net
     
                                 Philosophy and Rationale:
     
        · All Children are unique and should be respected with dignity.
        · Every student can succeed at high levels.
        · Learning is a lifelong process.
        · Fostering a positive self-image is the collaborative effort of the school, home and community leading to responsible and productive citizenship.
        · The needs and diversity of all students are addressed at all educational levels.
        · Every student needs appropriate personal and social skills to achieve optimum benefits from the educational program.
        · Comprehensive guidance counseling is a developmentally appropriate program rather than support services.
        · The guidance program is an integral part of the overall educational program and serves as a critical link to the instructional program and the community.
        · The program provides developmental opportunities and experiences as it addresses student development areas: learning to live, learning to learn, and learning to work. 
     
    K-6 Classroom Guidance Activities:
    Character Education
    Anger Management
    Career Exploration
    Making Decisions
    Building Positive Self-esteem
    Responsibility
    Study Skills/Class Preparation
    Conflict Resolution
     
    K-6 Small Group Topics
    Self-esteem
    Family Changes
    (Divorce/Separation)
    Grief
    Anger Management
     
    School-wide Activities
    Promotes school-wide Drug Awareness.
    Promotes school-wide Fire Safety Activities.
    Coordinates Career Fair
    Provides information on community resources for families.
    Attends parent-teacher conferences and staffings when needed as a resource.