Tips for Helping Tomorrow`s Future CHAMPS Changing Habits and

Tips for Helping Tomorrow’s
Future
CHAMPS
Changing Habits and Making
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Help your child build a sense of selfconfidence.
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Understand your child’s need to spend time
with friends
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Stay firm but flexible when necessary.
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Keep the lines of communication open.
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Work together with your child’s teachers
and school.
Positive Steps
Tasha Thompson, Counseling Intern
East Cary Middle School
Connect with Your Child’s
Building Tomorrow’s Leaders
School Counselor
for a
Successful School Year
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Understand the expertise and
responsibilities of your child’s school
counselor. They make a measurable
impact in every student’s life, assisting
with academic career, and personal/
social development.
Meet or contact your child’s
counselor anytime throughout the
school year for guidance or assistance.
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Learn about your child’s school and
social connections from the school
counselor.
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Discuss your child’s challenges and
concerns with the school counselor.
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After working with your child’s
teacher, contact the school counselor
to identify additional resources to
help your child be successful. .
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Consistency– Helps a child learn to trust
others as well as gain confidence. A child
gains positive self-esteem and a sense of
right and wrong the basis for a sense of
justice and fairness.
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Creativity– Fosters awareness as new experiences open a child’s eyes to
different ways of doing things.
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Decision Making Roles– Fosters critical
thinking skills
Ways to Help At Home
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Modeling– You, as the parent/guardian,
are your child’s most important role
model in developing leadership traits. By
serving the community, showing empathy
for others and living responsibly, parents/
guardians can mold their children’s behaviors.
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Teach Responsibility– It is the foundation for turning your child into a citizen
that is able to meet present and future
challenges.
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Support and Encourage your child to try
out a wide variety of activities.
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