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School Counseling Staff & Services

Bradford Prep School Counselor Mission
Bradford’s School Counseling team is dedicated to creating an environment free from any barriers such as, but not limited to issues related to social-emotional well-being, academics, or personal situations that will impede the academic success of each individual student. The goal is to help shape and nurture the students of Bradford into successful young adults that will make positive contributions to society.

MEET YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELORS

Janiece Jenkins, K-2
Janiece Jenkins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of North Carolina and a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-CP) in the state of South Carolina. She graduated from Hampton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in print journalism. Shortly after completing her undergraduate program, Janiece received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she also obtained a graduate certificate in play therapy. In 2018, Janiece became a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). Janiece is also a Nationally Certified TF-CBT Therapist. Janiece has worked in various school systems and understands the importance of social-emotional learning. She is passionate about mental health and ensuring children have additional support when needed. Janiece lives in Concord with her husband Dwayne and puppy, Bella. She enjoys horseback riding, reading, and spending time with her family.

Kerri Kilts, School Counselor K-6
Kerri Kilts graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Social Work in 1996 from Florida State University. She went on and received her Master's Degree in Social Work in 1997 from Florida State University as well. She is currently exploring Ph.D. options with an emphasis on Trauma Psychology. She worked as the Director of Social Services for several companies in FL before taking a leave of absence to be a stay-at-home mom. She returned to the workforce teaching at the PreK level for several years before moving to Bradford Prep in 2018. She lives in Harrisburg with her 3 children, Kayla, Brooke, and Luke, and a fur baby, Dakota. She enjoys trail hiking, home improvement projects, dog training, and spending time with family and friends.

Finetra Parrott-Mack, 7th-12th Grade School Counselor
Finetra Parrott-Mack graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from South Carolina State University in 1997. She went on and received her Master of Arts degree in Counseling in 2005 from Webster University. She also became certified as a Domestic Violence Counselor. She has a Post-Master's Certificate in Counseling from UNC Charlotte received in 2017. She became certified as a Licensed Professional School Counselor in 2018. After working as a Compliance Case Manager in the Special needs Department in S.C., she worked for 10 years as a Mental Health Counselor and served as the Interim Clinic Director. She has been a part of the Bradford family since 2018. She has a passion for helping others. She enjoys traveling, shopping, planning events, serving as a motivational speaker for women and youth groups, but most of all, being a mother of 2 amazing sons.

Roger Traynham, 7-12th Grade Counselor
Roger graduated from Pacific Christian College (now called Hope International University) with a BA in Social Science, where he was also a 2 yr. starter on the Div. II men’s basketball team.  Roger worked for several years as a Social Work Case Coordinator in Los Angeles and has also worked as a Foster Care Social Worker for Gaston County, as well as a Child Protective Services Investigator for Cabarrus County.  Most recently, Roger worked as an Investigator for 3 years with Baltimore City Public Schools.  In his spare time, Roger enjoys serving as the Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, while balancing school, where he is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Counseling. 

Tran Haynes, Upper School Counselor
Tran Haynes graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fayetteville State University, her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, and she completed her Post-Master’s Degree in Professional School Counseling from UNC Charlotte. Before starting at Bradford Prep in 2016, she worked as a Mental Health Professional for ten years and served as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist- Associate for four years. During her time at Bradford, Tran has had the opportunity to develop the Enrich Program, which helps students reach their academic and personal potential. She believes it is imperative to build and establish relationships with all students of every background. She is also passionate about assisting students as they live, work, and interact with each other. Tran believes in creating positive learning environments, that encourage career and social-emotional growth. Tran enjoys spending time with her family, trying new recipes, traveling, and her new hobby of biking.

COUNSELING SERVICES

  • Short Individual Counseling sessions
  • Mini Group Counseling sessions
  • Brief Grief and Crisis Counseling
  • Classroom guidance
  • Responding and assist with crisis
  • Advocating for students
  • Parent Consultation
  • Serving as a resource for community referrals
  • Providing parent and community outreach


WAYS TO CONTACT A COUNSELOR

  • Email
  • School phone
  • Green slip (located in the hallways, classroom teachers or front desk)
CRISIS CONTACT
If suicidal, you can call 1-800- 273-TALK. 

Text the Crisis line #741741 or Teen line #839863

Mobile unit call 911 

Please contact your child’s grade level counselor for information or assistance.

 

 

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Say Something, Anonymous Reporting System
Provides Suicide Prevention Training
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These learning tools have been provided to help caregivers learn how to prevent youth suicide and feel confident in the job as a trusted adults.
 
To set up your account click on the below and create your account. Username is your first name and first two letters of your last name - ex: if your name is Mary Rice your username will be Mary Ri.  The password is Bradford. 
 
 
Teen Health Connections: Recommended by the Bradford Prep Counseling Team.
 
Teen Health Connections is an organization devoted to assisting parents during these difficult times.
"We are all adjusting to a new normal during these uncertain times. As we talked to parents, we found that many were in need of encouragement while they navigate through new routines. We are pleased to now offer three free parenting workshops that can be completed virtually. These courses were designed to support you on the journey without taking too much of your time."
 
Click on the link below to register for these FREE virtual classes.