The school counselor wants your child to get the most out of school—and life!
The school counselor is specially trained to help your child:
- Find solutions to their problems
- Meet the challenges of growing up
- Better understand and appreciate who they are.
Your child may talk to the counselor about anything that bothers them. The school counselor can help with:
- Personal problems
- Social Issues
- Plans for Their Future
Counselors help students reach their full potential.
Counselors are there to help students:
- Sort out problems
- Discuss feelings and needs
- Explore options
- Reach decisions
- Meet with students, teachers, & parents
- Coordinate school programs
- Make referrals to sources of help in the community
Counselors work in many settings, including:
- The Classroom for Guidance Lessons
- Small Groups
- Private Office for Individual Counseling
- Counselors may also train peer counselors.
Counselors can help in tough times when students have problems with:
Others, alcohol or drug abuse, depression, personal situations, stress, peer pressure, overcoming shyness, becoming more confident
Counselors can also help with:
Course selection, understanding test results, study skills, drop-out prevention, school choices, career planning, & higher educational planning.