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Hello, 


I'm Brandi Urban M. Ed., LPC, and the Enge-Washinton Intermediate School Counselor.  I'm excited to be working with the 4th - 6th graders and am happy you are here to view the different services and programs we have.  
 

The counseling program at EWIS is designed to be preventative and developmental.  I help students develop skills to deal with problems and learn to deal with changes in life.  I also help students learn new skills to use to make the most of their educational opportunities and empower them in their own learning and making positive choices in their lives.  
 

In this webpage you will find information about classroom lessons, small groups, family resources and other information related to your student's school counseling program and what it provides. 

Please feel free to contact me about any questions you may have.  I am here to help your child succeed at EWIS!  


Sincerely,

Brandi Urban, M.Ed., LPC, CSC

EWIS School Counselor

b.urban@groesbeckisd.net
254-729-4103

Enge-Washington Intermediate School provides a comprehensive counseling program in accordance with Texas Education Agency (TEA) and The Texas Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs, 5th edition. School counseling programs offer a variety of services divided into four areas: guidance curriculum, responsive services, individual planning, and system support.  Below are the areas within the Guidance Curriculum.  

 

Guidance Content Areas

Intrapersonal Effectiveness

  • Positive student self-concept 
  • Effective executive functioning skills 
  • Appropriate behavior to the situation and environment

Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Effective interactions with diverse populations 
  • Effective and appropriate communication skills 
  • Effective conflict resolution skills 
  • Development of healthy relationships

Post-Secondary Planning and Career Readiness

  • Motivation to succeed in personal endeavors 
  • Demonstration of career exploration skills 
  • Possession of the knowledge and skills to gather information for the purpose of post-secondary education and career planning
  • Demonstration of awareness of the importance of postsecondary education 
  • Understanding of the relationship of academics to the world of work and to life at home and in the community 

Personal Health and Safety

  • Incorporation of wellness practices into daily living 
  • Demonstration of resiliency and positive coping skills 
  • Possession of assertiveness skills necessary for personal protection