Counselor's Corner - Counseling Resources

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 9:51am
Mid-Year Parent Night 1/21/2021
Our Mid-Year Parent Night held last night, focused on strategies for successful learning.  The presentation slides can be viewed herePDF iconDOES Mid-Year Parent Night Presention 1-21-21.pdf
During the presentation specific resources were shared. This updated resource list, with clickable links to examples shared, can be found here: Mid-Year Parent Night One-Page Resource Sheet.
Behavior Talks

This series of videos was created by HCPSS staff and illustrates skills such as breaking down tasks and giving feedback and praise. Additional videos will be added periodically so please check back often.



Thank you for your support of the first DOES Parent Night: Supporting Your Child's Well-Being! Ms. Schindler, Mrs. Roesener, and I are so grateful for the time to connect and look forward to more opportunities in the future. The presentation slides can be accessed here - PDF iconDOES Parent Night Presentation December 2020.pdf - for those who were unable to attend or would like to review the information. Additionally, the ideas and resources shared during the presentation were compiled into one list that can be found below.


Collection of ideas and resources shared: Parent Night: Ideas & Resources Shared


For those who attended the presentation but did not have a chance to complete the feedback form, you can find a link here: Parent Night Presentation Feedback Form


As always, please do not hesitate to reach out directly if you have any questions or suggestions. Thank you! 

Stephanie Dix
School Counselor

Dayton Oaks Elementary



Below are several links and information regarding counseling resources.  Please reach out to our school counselor or school psychologist with any questions and/or concerns.


Stephanie Dix, DOES School Counselor

Jill Schindler, DOES School Psychologist




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If you have an immediate need for help with depression, suicidal thoughts, or other serious mental health issues, please contact:

Grassroots Crisis Intervention: 410-531-6677

The Maryland Crisis Hotline: Dial 211 and then choose option 1

The Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 and a trained counselor will respond.

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255