University School of Milwaukee's Preschool and Lower School counselor, Mrs. Laura LaFave, is a resource for students, their parents, and school administrators. Mrs. LaFave teaches students social and emotional learning (SEL) topics in their classrooms including: understanding and managing emotions, friendship and social skills, problem solving and conflict resolution skills, adjusting to changes, and mindfulness. Mrs. LaFave is available to meet with students individually or in small groups. She also networks with outside behavioral health specialists and connects parents without outside services when necessary. Parents are welcome to make an appointment to meet with Mrs. LaFave to discuss issues that may have an impact on a child's school experience.