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WELCOME to FMMS Counseling
The counselors at FMMS would like to welcome you to our webpage! As you know, middle school is a time for exploration, growth and development and we are here to help you navigate this journey. We have the opportunity to work with students in a variety of ways including individual and small group counseling, classroom guidance lessons, and other counseling related activities throughout the school year. We also have the opportunity to work with parents, faculty and community members. The underlying goal of our program is to help our students and their families have a growth filled year.  


Please know that we value your input. If you ever have any questions, need additional information regarding one of our resources or want to schedule an appointment, please don't hesitate to contact us either by completing the Conference Request form , email, or by calling the school (334-284-7130). It is our privilege to serve you and help our students attain their maximum potential in their personal/social, educational, and career development. We look forward to an exciting, successful year!


Charlotte Honer             Charlotte.Honer@mps.k12.al.us

Kenisha Brown Kenisha.Brown@mps.k12.al.us


School # 334-284-7130

CounselingOffice  FAX# 334-269-3961
Counseling

Services

Some of the services we provide through our comprehensive school counseling program at FMMS are:

  • Orienting students and parents to the middle school environment
  •  Providing classroom guidance lessons to educate and increase student awareness
  • Conducting individual sessions with students
  • Coordinating and facilitating small student groups
  • Analyzing test results and assisting students and parents in making educational decisions such as course selection and participation in programs
  • Encouraging students to become active participants in their school
  • Educating students on how to make positive decisions
  • Scheduling parent conferences and working cooperatively with parents, teachers, and administrators to help children succeed
  • Identifying student needs through communication with teachers, parents, and administrators
  • Provide crisis intervention when necessary
  • Coordinate referrals to school and community support services

Confidentiality

As school counselors, we will respect the rights of confidentiality of personal information disclosed during the course of conversation between ourselves and students except in the following situations: (1) Student presents danger to him/herself, (2) Student presents danger to others, (3) Student has been abused by others, (4) Student needs hospitalization, (5) if we are required to do so by court order. We are bound by federal and state law to break confidentiality in the event of any of the above mentioned situations and will do so to protect our students and remain legally and ethically true to our profession.

However, it is important to note that we cannot completely ensure confidentiality in an online setting given our limitations.