As Counselors at Belle Place Middle School (BPMS) we are activtively involved with students. We both work with individuals and groups. Some of the things that we do are: HELP to identify the needs of students, ENCOURAGE better student relationships, ASSIST students with the growing up proccess, MAINTAIN confidences, PROMOTE positive attitudes and choices, COORDINATE monthly Homeroom activities, CREATE AND UPDATE student planners. We also work with adults who are involved with the students lives by: LENDING support to parents, ASSISTING people, COORDINATING efforts with other school agencies, and FACILITATING discussion among students, parents, or teachers. We also work with parents to help bridge communication between the school and the home. We also schedule students. Here at Belle Place, we focus on developing the total child. All of our activities in guidance are planned around this concept.