• Welcome to WCJHS Counselor's Corner

    We are here to help enhance academics, encourage self-awareness and promote communication skills for all students.                                                                      

     

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    What is Counseling?
    Counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education and career goals (American Counseling Association, 2010).


    What do school counselors do? 
    • Develop a plan for the program based on needs
    • Counsel students individually and/or in groups
    • Provide systematic and developmental classroom lessons to all students
    • Respond to student needs in crisis situations
    • Orient students to new school settings
    • Work with absentees and chronic tardiness
    • Refer students to special programs and/or services when necessary
    • Analyze assessment results to provide information about abilities, achievement, interests, and needs
    • Coordinate efforts with other school specialists
    • Conduct conferences with parents and facilitate parent discussion groups
    • Coordinate staff support activities
    • Adhere to ethical and legal standards
    • Pursue continuous professional growth and development
    • Conduct an annual evaluation of the school counseling program

     

     

     

    Comprehensive School Counseling