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Today's students are living in an exciting time, with an increase diverse and mobile population, new technologies and a wide Graduatesrange of opportunities.  School counselors are here to help ensure that our next generation of parents, leaders, workers and citizens are prepared to meet the demands of our changing society.  

This next generation of students face unique and diverse challenges that are both personal and developmental.  These student challenges not only affect and impact their academic growth and achievement, but challenge our society, as a whole, to recognize the important role school counselors play in helping our students meet  their social, emotional and developmental needs. 

What Do School Counselors Do?

Classroom Guidance and Support

School counselors meet the needs of our middle and high school students by providing:

  • Academic Skills Support
  • Coping Strategies
  • Social Skills and Peer Relationship Development
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Career Awareness and The World of Work
  • Decision-Making and Problem Solving
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Education in Understanding Self and Others
  • Current and Post Secondary Planning
  • Multicultural and Diversity Awareness

Individual Student Planning

School counselors meet the needs of our middle and high school students by providing:

  • Student studyingAcademic Planning
  • Goal Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Career Planning
  • Techniques and Strategies in Coping With Personal Challenges

Responsive Services

School counselors meet the needs of our middle and high school students by providing:

  • Individual and Small Group Counseling
  • Referral Services
  • Crisis Planning and Interventions
  • Consultation and Collaboration

System Support

School Counselors meet the needs of our middle and high school students by providing:

  • Professional Development
  • Program Management and Operation
  • Teaming

Collaboration With Parents

School counselors meet the needs of our middle and high school students and parents by providing:

  • Academic Planning and Support
  • Pre and Post-Secondary Planning
  • School-To-Parent Communications
  • One-on-One parent Conferencing
  • Referrals

Collaboration With Teachers

School counselors meet the needs of our students and teachers by providing:

  • Portfolio Development
  • Academic Support Interventions
  • Behavioral Management Support
  • Learning Style Assessments
  • Data Collection and Sharing
  • Classroom Guidance Lessons
  • Study Skill Lessons
  • Classroom Speakers
  • At-Risk Student Identification

Administration Support

School counselors meet the needs of our students and school administrators by providing:

  • School Climate Assessments
  • Academic Support Interventions
  • Data Collection and Sharing
  • Student Assistant Team Support
  • Crisis Support and Management

Community Support

School counselors meet the needs of our students and community by attending and providing:

  • School counselor representation that collaborates with out-of-school mental health organization, county and social services, prevention advisory and other community organizations that support our students.





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