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About Ralston's Counseling Department

The mission of the Ralston Middle School Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive, developmental program that addresses the academic, career, and personal/social development of every student.  With the collaborative efforts of school staff, families, and community, the Ralston School Counseling Department will empower every student to become lifelong learners in a global society.  We are committed to honoring the unique individuality of our students and maximizing the development of their potential.

Virtual Counseling During Distance Learning

During this time of distance learning, virtual counseling is available, including a lunch "Hangout" every Tuesday starting on April 7 from 12:00-12:45.  Email your counselor for more information on how to join!

Tier 1 Interventions
Additional Roles/Responsibilities
  • Teacher/staff support & training
  • Risk/Threat Assessment & Crisis Response
  • PTA Announcements/Parent Engagement
  • Restorative Conflict Resolutions
  • Safe Space Advisors
  • Hangout Room Supervisors during Lunch
  • BRSSD Mental Health Task Force
  • Refer to outside supports/services
  • 504 Case Managers
  • SST Team Members
  • BatRam Online Incident Report support
  • Academic advising
  • New student Orientation and Support
  • Continued outside Professional Development
  • Grade Level Meetings & Students of Opportunity Support
  • Organizers of School-Wide Social/Emotional Events:  Red Ribbon Week, Bullying Prevention Month, etc.

Making Stress Balls at Lunch!

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Request an appointment with your counselor

How to Schedule an Appointment with your Counselor:

1. Drop by their office before school, during snack, lunch, or after school in rooms 8 and 10.

2. Send them an email.

Ms. Heck (6th grade)

Ms. Rocha (7th grade)

Ms. Parker (8th grade)

3. Fill out a "Self Referral Form" located outside the Counseling Office, room 10.

Contact Us Any time!

Our office hours: 8:00am-3:15pm

Room Numbers: 8 & 10

Phone Extensions: 1608 & 1610

At BTSN