school counselor
Mrs. Wells & Ms. Beauchamp

Contact Us:
Monday -Friday

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Mrs. Wells' email: [email protected] (Grades 3-5)

Ms. Beauchamp's email: [email protected] (Grades K-2)


PWCS cares deeply about students' emotional well-being. If a student is in need of emotional support during this time, please feel free to send an email to [email protected]. A school mental health or health professional will answer and offer virtual support to students to the best of their ability. This email is not to be used for emergency situations as it will not be monitored 24 hours a day. If a student is ever in an emergency situation he/she is encouraged to call 911 or utilize one of the resources listed below:

Emergency Resources:

ACTS Helpline 703-368-4141

1-800-SUICIDE (24-hour hotline) 1-800-784-2433

Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline) 741741

PWC Child Protective Services Hotline 703-792-4200

PWC Community Services Board 703-792-7800 (western PWCS) or 703-792-4900 (eastern PWCS)

River Oaks Elementary School
Counseling Vision Statement

The Vision of River Oaks Elementary School Counseling Program is for all students to feel empowered to achieve academic success, personal and social growth and career exploration.

River Oaks Elementary School
Counseling Mission Statement

The mission of the River Oaks Elementary School Counseling Program is to nurture and support every student in reaching his or her potential through academic, personal/social and career development. The program strives to develop responsible learners that will become successful leaders.

River Oaks Elementary School
Counseling Philosophy Statement

The Professional School Counselors at River Oaks Elementary School believe:

All students can achieve and deserve equitable access to resources and a rigorous curriculum.

All students' dignity and culture (including race, ethnicity, gender, abilities/disabilities, spirituality/religion, home, language, socioeconomic status) is respected and valued.

All students will have access to a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program run by master's level, state certified, professional school counselors.

The school counselors will proactively act as advocates for all students.

The school counselors will lead a collaborative effort to design, implement, assess, and continuously improve the comprehensive, data driven school counseling program.

The school counselors will collaborate with families, staff, and community resources to assist with student development.

(Adapted from the Bull Run MS philosophy and the Virginia Professional School Counseling Program Manual by C. Kaffenberger, T. Davis, S. Gilchrist-Banks, & T. Grothaus. VSCA: 2008)

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Welcome! My name is Mrs. Deborah Wells and I have been one of the School Counselors at ROES since 2003. I am excited to be here for our River Oaks Families and the Community. As a School Counselor, I work with parents and students in many ways through a program of services. I believe in developing and maintaining relationships with all students, parents and staff so that ALL students can be successful! The Counseling Department's goal is to support all students with their academic, career and social/emotional development.

I received my B.S. degree in Social Work from Bowie State University and my M.Ed. degree in Counseling and Development from George Mason University. I look forward to working with our Dolphin families and having an amazing school year! Please contact me if you have any concerns regarding your child or have any questions about the counseling program. I can be reached Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. at 703-441-0050 or by
[email protected] Please visit my Twitter Page and see what exciting things we are doing here at River Oaks. @DCWTheCounselor

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Greetings! My name is Janai Beauchamp and I've been here since 2016 as one of the School Counselor's working with the students, staff, and parents at River Oaks Elementary School. I acquired my B.A. degree in Sociology from Norfolk State University and M.Ed. degree in School Counseling from Seton Hall University.

I look forward to working with your children alongside a group of supportive staff members. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, I can be contacted from 8:30 am to 3:30pm at 703-441-0050 or by email [email protected]. You can also follow my Professional Twitter page @CounselorBeau to keep up with fun photos or videos.

Let's have an AMAZING year!!!

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Thank You!