WELCOME TO MY SCHOOL COUNSELING PAGE

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My name is Mrs. Sarah Kilpatrick, I am the School Counselor for all students in grades 6 through 8.
I earned my B.A.from Kean University in Teacher of the Handicapped, my M.A. from Wilmington University in School Counseling, and my M.Ed. from Thomas Edison University in Educational Leadership. 
 I have been a counselor at Southampton Schools for over  20 years. Prior to coming to Southampton, I was a special education teacher in Jersey City and Salem, NJ for 10 years.   I love working with the students, parents and staff at Southampton.
 
My main goal is to help develop your child's academic, social and emotional goals.  
 
In addition to being the grade 6-8 counselor, I am also the Substance Awareness Coordinator, the Anti-bullying Specialist, RtI/I&Rs committee chairperson and 504 coordinator.
 
 
 
Counseling services are available to all students-students can self-refer, or be referred by parents or staff members.
Services that I provide are:
  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling based on need: Organizational/study skills group, friendship/social group, grief/loss group, divorce group, anger management, anxiety group.
  • Classroom lessons 
  • Collaborate with staff, and parents to identify needs of students academically, socially and emotionally
  • Help connect students and their families to community and mental health resources.
  • Coordinate school wide lessons and activities to promote cultural awareness, and positive character traits
 
I work closely with representatives from Seneca, and B.C.I.T. to bring current information to you and your 8th grade student to help them reach their high school goals.
 
My email is: [email protected]
My phone # is: 609-859-2256 ext. 154