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  • Guidance




    Mr. Roger Johnson, Professional School Counselor


    What is a school counseling program?

    Comprehensive in scope:

    • Focus on academic, career, and personal/social development
    • Emphasis on academic success for ALL students

    Preventive in Design:

    • Through implementation of school guidance lessons AND
    • Coordination of prevention education programs

    Developmental in nature:

    • Programs and lessons designed to meet the needs of students at various growth and development stages

    What does a comprehensive school program include?

    • Systematic guidance curriculum
    • Individual student planning
    • Responsive services
    • Systems support

    American School Counselor Association National Standards

    Academic Development

    Goal: Students will acquire the knowledge and skills that will enable them to chose from a variety of educational, training, and employment options upon completion of secondary school.

    Career Development

    Goal: Students will explore and discover careers and the world of work in preparation to make informed career decisions.

    Personal/Social Development

    Goal: Students will develop an understanding of, and respect for, self and others.

    American School Counselor Association (2003); The ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs. Alexandria, VA.