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District Mission 

To equip every student with the knowledge and skills to be resourceful and successful

District Vision

Through continuous improvement, our vision is to empower tomorrow's leaders, today.

Elementary School Counseling Mission

By 5th grade, elementary students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to successfully continue their

academic, social-emotional, and career development. 

Elementary School Counseling Vision

Our vision is to empower all children to achieve their highest potential. 


Hi! I'm your school counselor, Allie Bitner. I've been in school counseling since 2016, and I absolutely love my job! I'm excited to join an amazing team of educators at Clackamas River Elementary, and I am thrilled to work with your student this year! This school year will be filled with fun, lots of learning, and new adventures. Go Chinooks!



Mrs. Bitner, MS, LPC, NCC, NCSC

503-630-8552 ext. 2135



Comprehensive School Counseling Program Components: 

According to the American School Counselor Association, a minimum of 80% of time is recommended for direct and indirect student services and 20% or less in program planning and school support. Direct student services include: Short-term individual and group counseling, tier 2 SEL small-group instruction and classroom support, REID day grade-level SEL rotation, Lunch Bunch, individual instruction/psychoeducation, crisis intervention, suicide risk assessments, Check-in/Check-out and Check & Connect, behavior support, student appraisal and advisement. Indirect student services include: 504 case management, Intervention Team facilitator, mental health referrals and resources, parent/guardian consultation, staff/stakeholder consultation, School Culture Committee collaborator, Leadership Team collaborator, community outreach, and crisis response.



I am a Licensed Professional Counselor via the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists, a National Certified Counselor and a National Certified School Counselor via the National Board for Certified Counselors, and I hold a Professional School Counselor License via the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission. 


Formal Education and Training: 

I earned a Master of Science degree in School Counseling, and a Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Theory in Mental Health Services from Capella University. My formal training includes masters-level coursework in the following areas: research in human development; assessments, tests, and measures; ethical and legal issues in professional counseling; contemporary issues in school counseling; advanced counseling approaches; theories of counseling and guidance for children and adolescents; group counseling and psychotherapy; life planning and career development; counseling and advocacy with diverse populations; crisis intervention, trauma, response and emergency management; theories of psychotherapy; clinical mental health counseling; and principles of psychopathology and diagnosis.


Informed Consent for Participation in Counseling form (English): 

Professional Disclosure Statement LPC & Informed Consent - Estacada School District (9_22_23).pdf


Informed Consent for Participation in Counseling form (Spanish): 

Spanish Copy of Professional Disclosure Statement (Rev 8-23-23).pdf