At Main Street School, all students have access to the school counselor, Mrs. Fiol, through ongoing classroom lessons, and our Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) program.
- Tier 1 reflects the school counselor's approach to providing a quality grade-by-grade school counseling curriculum to every student in the classroom.
- Tier 2 targets students in need of additional support and focuses on specific needs.Tier 2 interventions are often delivered to small groups of students.
- Tier 3 is focused on support for students who will best benefit from individual support, in addition to Tier 1 and Tier 2 support.
Tier 1 Classroom Lessons
ALL classes will visit Mrs. Fiol's classroom to participate in school counseling lessons using the Character Strong Program: PurposeFull People. This program is aligned with the ASCA Student Standards: Mindsets & Behvaviors for Student Success and the CASEL competencies (Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills, and Responsible Decision Making. Through these classroom lessons (Tier 1), ALL students will learn self-management skills, social skills and learning strategies. Students will learn about feelings, self-regulation, self-esteem, listening and following directions, friendship, cooperation, problem solving, and many other topics.
Tier 2 Small Group Counseling
Mrs. Fiol will provide Tier 2, direct targeted services to students identified as needing support through the MTSS process, Direct ser\vices include targeted small group counseling. Tier 2 groyps are formed based on the needs of students. Some areas of focus include groups related to relationship skills, self-management skills, and emotion regulation skills. Groups meet for six to ten sessions and there are targeted goals for each session.
Tier 3 Short-Term Individual Counseling/Coaching
Mrs. Fiol will provide Tier 3, direct intensive services to students identified as needing this level of support through the MTSS process. Tier 3 is focused support for students who will best benefit from individual support, in addition to Tier 1 and Tier 2 interventions. Direct services include indivudal cousneling/coaching and consultation with teachers.