When do people request a meeting with a counselor?
- When a student is very sad, confused, shy, angry, or worried
- When severe changes in a student’s behavior occur
- When a student is having difficulty dealing with family changes or situations
- When something seems to be bothering a student to the point of distraction or intense anxiety
- When a student is dealing with a loss of a family member, friend, or pet
- When stressors at home are affecting school performance or self-concept
- When a student is consistently absent from school
How Do Students See the Counselor?
Parents are welcome to contact the counselors directly! If you have concerns of any kind regarding your child the counselors are always available. The counselors can help with an issue at home or pay attention to certain habits and behaviors are hoping to address. The counselors can also be of assistance with community resources and helping families with any pressing needs!
- Appointment made by the counselor to meet with a student
- Self-Referral to meet with the counselor
- Parent/Guardian Referral for a student to meet with the counselor
- Administration, Teacher, Staff Referral request for a student to meet with the counselor
- Request by a friend for a student to meet with the counselor
To refer a student for counseling services please select the school below and complete the Referral for Counseling Services form.
A counselor-student relationship must be built on trust and confidentiality. This means that counselors are bound by ethical codes of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) to keep conversations between themselves and students private. Counselors will do their best to keep parents and teachers updated on the progress and relevant information for the betterment of each student. However, there are times when counselors may need to break confidentiality and tell appropriate persons. This is when student may be susceptible to:
- Harm Themselves
- Harm Others
- Abuse and/or Neglect