Welcome to the Y.E.S. School Counseling Page!
Hello! I am Ms. Cigna the School Counselor at Youngsville Elementary. This will be my 3rd year at Y.E.S. and I love to support our Junior Jag students and families in any way that I can!
phone: (919) 556-5250 ext. 269
Remote Learning Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am - 3pm.
Virtual Check-In Hours: Pre-scheduled phone or virtual meetings with students are available Monday through Friday.
Students may fill out the form below to set up a meeting with Ms. Cigna the School Counselor. I will reach out to the parent via email or phone if the student chooses to sign up for a meeting.
I am also available for phone conferences with parents and families. Please send me an email (email@example.com) if you would like to schedule a phone call.
GoogleClassroom: Please send me an email or contact your classroom teacher for the login code to Ms. Cigna's GoogleClassroom. This page contains Social Emotional Learning lessons and activities, as well as helpful resources during remote learning for parents/guardians.
Parents/Guardians: To Request to be a Google Classroom Guardian, please contact your student(s)' teacher(s) via email.
Important Resources for Students/Families in Need of Additional or Immediate Support:
*The Disaster Distress Hotline 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents of the US. You can also text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
*Crisis Text Line: Anxious about the Coronovirus? Text HOME to 741741. Crisis Text Line provides free, text-based support 24/7. https://www.crisistextline.org/
*Dial 2-1-1: If you need assistance finding food, paying for housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, visit http://211.org/services/covid19
*Cardinal Innovations Healthcare 1-800-939-5911 Crisis Line 24/7, https://www.cardinalinnovations.org/
Please feel free to send me an email with any questions or concerns!
I grew up near Princeton, New Jersey before relocating to Canton, GA. I attended the University of Georgia where I received Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Human Development & Family Science. I moved to North Carolina to complete my Masters of Counseling and Educational Specialist degrees at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and have not turned back since! I am also a National Certified Counselor (NCC).
Comprehensive School Counseling Program (ASCA)
According to the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Model, school counselors provide services in the following areas:
As a part of the comprehensive school counseling program, direct services are offered through Classroom Guidance, Small Group Counseling, and Individual Counseling.
General Guidance Lesson Topics Include:
Individual meetings with students take place on an as-needed basis, often as a result of student self-referrals, teacher/school staff referral, or family referral. School counseling is not intensive therapy, but rather brief, solution-focused support for an issue that may be impacting student success in the school environment.
For further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me:
Thank you for your continued collaboration in supporting our scholars!
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