School Counseling Program Components:
- Counseling – school counselors provide short-term individual and group counseling services to support students’ academic, career, and social/emotional development.
- The School Counseling Curriculum – school counselors teach students and parents important information and skills needed for healthy educational, career, and personal development and resiliency.
- Academic Advising – school counselors provide information and counseling to help students plan appropriate high school courses and extracurricular activities.
- College and Career Counseling – school counselors help students to develop and implement post-secondary plans.
- Coordination and Referral – school counselors serve as coordinators and referral agents to link people and resources in the school and community for the fullest academic and personal development of students.
- Consultation – school counselors serve as consultants, sharing professional expertise with faculty, staff, administrators, parents, and other community members – within the confines of ethical and legal boundaries – for the benefit of students.
- Student Information Management – school counselors and staff gather, evaluate, interpret, and disseminate information – within the confines of the laws of rights to privacy – to meet the needs of students, the school, and the community.
- Professional Development – school counselors establish, maintain, and expand the knowledge, skills, and competencies that lead to their personal and professional growth and development.
- Program Management – school counselors and the school counseling director develop the processes and procedures for planning, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive program of school counseling services.
- Program Limitations – EHS counselors do not testify in child custody matters or provide intensive, long-term counseling.
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