Our goal is to help each student adjust personally and socially, achieve academically,
and explore future academic/career interests through counseling, consultation and
other services to students, parents, and staff.
Brief Individual Counseling
. We help students explore their concerns, make
appropriate plans of action and be successful in following through with their
Mediation. Groups of two or more students may be referred because of
interpersonal conflict. We facilitate a problem-solving process among
We will provide assistance and support for students
or staff members that are in immediate crisis, including, but not limited to:
threat and/or signs of self-harm or suicide, signs and/or reports of abuse, death of close family member or friend, etc.
Often parents will contact us to set up a meeting between
parents, teachers and the student. We will contact the teachers who will
coordinate times and dates.
Schedule New Students.
We place students based on academics needs and class size. Teachers receive notification via email or in writing of a student
being placed in a class. We try to provide advance notice if possible. Teachers
should keep us updated regarding special class needs, behavioral issues, etc.
A few times a year we will enter various classrooms
and provide lessons on topics such as career development, course selection
and registration, and possibly others, depending on needs and schedule.
Referral. We serve as referral agents to help students and their families
receive assistance from other programs and services in the school system
and community agencies.
We coordinate testing throughout the year for the following
assessments: EOG's, field tests, NC Extend 1 & 2, Algebra I & II
EOC'S, PSAT (Algebra students)
and possibly others.
Maintain Student Records.
We request and send out records when students enroll
and withdraw. We encourage teachers to review their students' records, as
sometimes it holds information essential to better understanding a particular