Counseling Support

Comprehensive Counseling Program

What is a Comprehensive Counseling Program?
A comprehensive school counseling program is systematic and developmental in nature, sequential, clearly defined, and accountable. It is jointly founded upon educational philosophy, developmental psychology, and school counseling methodology. Comprehensive developmental school counseling programs are vital to the achievement of excellence in education for all students. Comprehensive developmental school counseling programs organize resources to meet the priority needs of students.

Texas Education Agency (TEA)
Texas Standards, Comprehensive School Counseling Program Curriculum, and Student Goals and Competencies

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
American School Counselor Association National Standards for Students
ASCA National Standards for Students was established to help school counselors help students. ASCA National Standards identify and prioritize the specific attitudes, knowledge and skills that students should be able to demonstrate as a result of participating in a school counseling program.

The Role of a School Counselor is to Provide the Following Services

  • Deliver Guidance/Counseling Curriculum
  • Planning for your future (Registration/Course Selection)
  • Responsive Services
  • Brief Solution-Focused Counseling
  • Parent Consultations
  • Community Resource Referrals

  • *Please note, school counselors do not provide "therapy" or "traditional counseling."

    Referrals for outside counseling services are available for children experiencing grief, divorce, family separation, deployment or mental health concerns.

    Teen Issue Awareness
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    Suicide Prevention Information  -  web link 
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    Community and Counseling Resources  -  web link  
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    Behavior Management

    Tips for Managing Behaviors for at Home Learning.

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