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  • O'Brien Counseling Department


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     Instructions for how to access Microsoft Teams can be found HERE.

    You can find our caseload structure and district email addresses below.

    Your counselors will be available during regular school days, during regular school hours (7:30am-2:00pm). Please allow 24 school hours for a reply.

    If you have questions regarding availability and access to resources, please visit the O'Brien Counseling Resource page.

    If this is a crisis or emergency, please immediately contact the local authorities.


    -- ALL 6th grade: Mr. Howe

    -- 7th & 8th Last Names A-G: Dr. Kareck

    -- 7th & 8th Last Names H-N: Ms. Reyes

    -- 7th & 8th Last Names O-Z: Mrs. Hendrixson-Metcalf

    -- School Social Worker. Mrs. Jeakins


    The Counseling Department's goal is to promote and enhance student learning in the areas of:

    - Academic Development
    - Career Development
    - Personal/Social Development

    School counselors advocate for every students' educational needs and work to ensure there is clear communication between students, parents, teachers and staff.

    O'Brien Counseling Department Mission Statement:

    The mission of the O’Brien counseling department is to empower students to maximize their potential through a comprehensive school counseling program. We strive to work with the O’Brien community to promote equity, access, and success for all our students in the classroom and beyond. Student will be empowered and taught leadership skills needed for them to become compassionate and productive citizens who are lifelong learners.

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Counseling Documents