School Counseling Philosophy

School Counseling Philosophy
We Believe...

-Every student has the potential to learn and deserves equal opportunity to learn 
in a school which promotes problem-solving and decision-making

-Each student has unique needs and learning styles 

-All students deserve to understand the relevancy of their education

-All students deserve support and guidance in developing their goals for success 

-Every student’s family deserves to be met without judgment 

-All students can develop the attitudes, knowledge and skills needed to succeed in life

-Every student deserves a safe and healthy school culture in which their diversity is      respected and their voices are heard

-Educational reform is a continuous, ongoing and necessary creative process

-All educators are responsible for creating positive educational reform 


And that the School Counseling Program . . . 

-Reaches every student and advocates for all students

-Is proactive and comprehensive in scope, preventative in design and developmental innature 

-Is an integral part of a total educational program for student success 

-Selects and addresses measurable student competencies in the academic, career 
and personal/social domains

-Has a delivery system that includes: school guidance curriculum, individual planning, responsive services (interventions) and whole-system support 

-Is implemented by licensed school counselors and conducted in collaboration 
with members of the school community 

-Uses data to monitor student progress, guide program decisions, and seek improvementeach year 

-Measures both process and outcome results and shares these results with the schoolcommunity