• The Role of the School Counselor

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    DIRECT STUDENT SERVICES

     

    • INSTRUCTION – teaching the school counseling curriculum to students focused through the lens of selected student standards from the ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success. 

     

    • APPRAISAL and ADVISEMENT – assessing student abilities, interests and achievement to help them make decisions about their future.  

     

    • COUNSELING – providing professional assistance and support to a student or small group of students during times of transition, heightened stress, critical change or other situations impeding student success. School counselors do not provide therapy or long-term counseling in schools. However, school counselors are prepared to recognize and respond to student mental health needs and assist students and families seeking resources.

     

    INDIRECT STUDENT SERVICES

     

    • CONSULTATION – share strategies supporting student achievement with parents, teachers, other educators and community organizations

     

    • COLLABORATION – work with other educators, parents and the community to support student achievement

     

    • REFERRALS – support for students and families to school or community resources for additional assistance and information

     

     

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