Counselor General Information and Resources

Get to know your School Counselors!

Mrs. Moreland, PK- 5th Grades
(305) 238-7931 x2118

Mrs. Tassler, Grades 6-8
(305) 238-7931 x2265

We serve Vineland with a wealth of experience, knowledge, and energy to complete the goals of the Division of Student Services which are to assist students to reach their academic, personal/social, health, and career/community potential. We look forward to working with individual students, small groups of students, and entire classrooms as well as provide professional support to teachers, parents, and staff. When students receive the encouragement and assistance they deserve, they have no limit as to what they are able to accomplish.

Your School Counselors…

•           Assists parents and teachers in helping students
•           Conducts classroom guidance activities
•           Provides individual and small group counseling
•           Coordinates school-wide guidance activities
•           Consults with outside agencies

A student may see the counselor for…

•           Study skills
•           Friend problems
•           New situations
•           Difficult decisions
•           School problems
•           Success & accomplishments
•           Family concerns
•           Happy occasions
•           Death or serious illness
•           Any other area of concern

How does the student see the counselor?

•           Teacher referral
•           Administrative referral
•           Parental referral
•           Self-referral (Media Center form and black mail box)
•           School Suppot Team/Staffing referral

The Guidance Counselor is NOT

•           A disciplinarian
•           An administrator
•           A social worker
•           A psychologist

Below are some book resources, community agencies, and helpful websites. We hope that these resources will be useful to you.


The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls

Valorie Schaefer


An Explosive Child

Ross Green


1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

Thomas W. Phelan


Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World

Rosalind Wiseman


Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

Dan Kindlon


Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls

Mary Pipher


Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems

Richard Ferber


Community Resources:

Agape Network

22790 SW 112th Ave.

Miami, FL 33170



The Children's Trust
Dial 211 

Family Counseling Services of Greater Miami, Inc.

Institute for Child and Family Health
Sunset Clinic
9380 Sunset Drive
Miami, Fl 33173
Tel: 305-274-3172
Referral Direct Line: 305-722-5635

Jackson Health System
Mental Health Emergency Services
Psychiatric Social Work Department
(305) 585-1111

Miami Behavioral Health Center
1450 North Krome  Ave. Suite 101-C
(305) 242-6629
(305) 713-2487

Miami Children's Hospital
Department of Psychiatry
(305) 666-6511

The Nest
115 Madeira Ave.
Coral Gables, FL
(305) 392-0788

Pediatric Psychology Associates

(Social Skills Groups)

1390 South Dixie Highway

Coral Gables, FL 33146




701 SW 27th Ave. #500

Miami, FL 33135


Switchboard of Miami
24 hour Help Line
(305) 358-1640


University of Miami
Psychological Services Center

5665 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Second Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33146




Abuse Hotline










Dial A Teacher: 305-995-1600:




Students with Disabilities: