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Counseling

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What Does a School Counselor Do?

  • Works with individuals and groups
  • Encourages better student relationships
  • Supports students’ academic progress
  • Promotes positive attitudes and choices
  • Maintains confidences
  • Assists teachers and parents in helping choices
  • Lends support to school, career, and personal plans
  • Assists people in making use of community resources

School Counselors Assist Students in the Development of:

  • One’s motivation to achieve
  • Self-confidence
  • Goal-setting
  • Appropriate behavior skills
  • Anti-victimization’s skills
  • Coping skills
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Study skills

How does a Student See the Counselor?

  • Self-referral
  • Parent referral
  • Administrative referral
  • Teacher referral