Red Ribbon Week is October 26-30.These are the designated days for Unionville:Monday - "Team up Against Drugs" - wear your team shirtsTuesday - "Knock the Socks off Drugs" - wear your favorite crazy socksWednesday - "Super Heroes Against Drugs" - wear your favorite super hero gearThursday - "Stomp out Drugs" - wear your favorite bootsFriday - "Stop Drugs and Alcohol" - everyone wear redSchool Counseling:
- Demonstrate a positive attitude toward self as a unique and worthy person.
- Gain life-planning skills that are consistent with needs, interests, and abilities.
- Develop responsible social skills and an understanding and appreciation of being a contributing member of society.
- Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the life-long process of learning, growing, and changing.
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Stacy Burnette
Stacy Burnette has worked in the field of education for 13 years, with 12 of those years being in Union County Public Schools. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997 with a BA degree in Middle Grades Education. Stacy taught middle school social studies and language arts for five years. She then attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and graduated with an Advanced Master's Degree in School Counseling in 2007. Since then, she has worked as a school counselor at both the elementary and middle school levels.
Stacy lives in Unionville with her husband Mark and three children - Luke, Mary, and Elizabeth. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
School counselors recognize their primary obligation for confidentiality is to the student but balance that obligation with an understanding of the family or guardians’ legal and inherent rights to be the guiding voice in their children’s lives (ASCA Code of Ethics).
The role of the school counselor in regards to confidentiality is:
- To support the students right to privacy and protect confidential information received from students, the family, guardian and staff members
- To explain the meaning and limits of confidentiality to students in developmentally appropriate terms
- To provide appropriate disclosure and informed consent regarding the counseling relationship and confidentiality
- To inform students and the family of the limits to confidentiality when: Student poses a danger to self or others, Court ordered disclosure, Consultation with other professionals in support of the student i.e. colleagues, supervisors, treatment teams, and other support personnel
- To keep personal notes separate from educational records and not disclose their contents except when privacy exceptions exist
- To seek guidance from supervisors and appropriate legal advice when their records are subpoenaed
- To assert their belief that information shared by students is “confidential” and should not be revealed without the student’s consent
- To adhere to all laws protecting student records, health information, and special services (i.e., HIPAA, FERPA, IDEA)