COUNSELING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Academic Improvement Planning
Includes the development of a plan of study, placement into appropriate courses and programs, attendance improvement, and study skills development.
Includes counseling concerning self-esteem, communication skills and positive decision making
Crisis Intervention Services
Includes counseling students in crisis e.g. suicide prevention, child abuse prevention, and provide follow up services as appropriate.
Orients students as they move from grade to grade as well as from school building to building to provide a comfortable and successful learning environment.
Includes individual conferences and group meetings with parents centered on the academic and personal growth of their children. This also includes the referral of the students and parents to appropriate services.
Assists teachers in enhancing the learning capabilities of each student entrusted to their care.
Increases students’ awareness of the careers and the educational planning and process, as well as the individual careers themselves, and instills in students the values and attitudes necessary for success.
Includes serving as a reference on student and school issues for the school psychologist, teachers and community, as well as for local and state agencies, mental health offices/clinics and other professionals.