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Guidance Counselor

U.S.J. Guidance Counseling Program

The counselor is responsible for managing and implementing the comprehensive counseling and guidance program. At U.S. Jones Elementary we assist students in their efforts to learn the skills and attitudes required for school success. We emphasize decision-making skills and early exploration of career and educational goals. The program includes structured experiences presented through classroom and group guidance activities.

Topics for guidance program activities may include, but are not limited to:

Bullying
Substance Abuse Programs
Career Awareness and Exploration
Study Skills
Self-concept
Peer Relationships
Personal Safety
Choice-Making Skills
Partners in our community that help meet the needs of students:

Hope for Families and Community Services, Inc. - 334-318-5108

West Alabama Mental Health Center- 1-800-239-2901

Marengo County Juvenile Services

Marengo County Social Services

The Theo Ratlif Center



Valtina Bowden

U.S. Jones Elementary Counselor

334-289-0426