Mrs. Melcher works closely to provide parents, teachers, and other school specialists helpful suggestions and support for children’s needs. Please check out some of the links below. They are informative and helpful.


This site gives information about the mental health of
children and adolescents including how to identify emotional problems and
treatment options.

This site has a behavior reference section that offers a complete step-by-step
guide to many options for handling 117 specific misbehaviors. There you will
find detailed actions to take to change the behavior and a list of common
mistakes that are made in dealing with the behavior.

Parents may contact the school counselor when their child…..

  • Doesn’t want to go to school in the mornings.
  • Keeps telling you that he/she doesn’t have any friends.
  • Has recently experienced a death in the family and you are not sure how to
    talk to him/her about it.
  • Has difficulty going to sleep at night and often has nightmares.
  • Is upset about a divorce that is occurring with his/her parents.
  • Gets really frustrated doing his/her homework.
  • Is frequently in trouble at school.