AAS-SP School Counselor


Meet the School Counselor  

Frank J. Becvar was born in Chicago, IL (USA) and worked in the Chicago area for several years before venturing out into the world of international education. Since departing the USA, he has worked as a school counselor and psychologist at international schools in Venezuela, Indonesia, Hungary, Panama, Colombia, and now, Russia. Frank is eclectic in his approach to helping students remove life’s obstacles and supporting them to be well-rounded, global citizens. 

What does School Counseling look like at the Middle School level?

Middle School is a time that is full of many challenges for students who are undergoing developmental changes and a transition from childhood to young-adulthood. Frank works to help students navigate these changes by teaching them important life lessons and actively encouraging them to strive for their personal best.

  • providing orientation assistance to new students and families;
  • providing transitions services to departing students and families;
  • facilitating the new Student Buddy Program;
  • ensuring individual and group counseling opportunities for students with particular emphasis on focusing on strengthening peer relationships and effective social skills;
  • providing Counselor in the Classroom lessons to students at various times during the school year;
  • beginning the process of career and university awareness, exploration, and planning;
  • supporting consultation and liaison between teachers and parents;
  • ensuring crisis intervention when required;
  • referring students to community support services;
  • parent workshops and book clubs on various areas of child development;
  • psycho-educational assessment for students who demonstrate learning and/or emotional/behavioral issues.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Frank if you have any questions or concerns. He can be contacted at:

Phone: 8 921 320 8925, Ext. 15142

frank.becvar@aas.ru

 

 

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