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Counseling

This year, Painted Sky has two counselors of staff:

Shawna Kibuta (Grades K-2) shawna.kibuta@aps.edu

Marlina McCall (Grades 3-5) marlina.mccall@aps.edu

Guidance and Counseling services are provided by licensed mental health professionals. Students, parents, teachers, and staff may consult with the counselor on a confidential basis. If a student is not feeling happy or successful at school, the counselor may be of help.

Services provided:

  • Consulting with community members
  • Individual counseling sessions with students upon referral
  • Small group counseling
  • Classroom guidance lessons at teacher request

When a child is referred for counseling services, the counselor will contact the parents/guardians before counseling sessions begin. 

Meet the counselor to discuss any of the following:

  • Friendships & Relationships
  • Family changes
  • Grief issues
  • Mistreatment
  • Mediation
  • Safety concerns (for yourself or others)

NM Crisis and Access Line

Families in need of additional assistance can contact the following number for the NM Crisis and Access Line:

1-855-662-7474