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WHAT IS A SCHOOL COUNSELOR?
Middle school is an exciting, yet challenging time for students and their parents. Students are moving into their adolescence, exploring their worlds, growing rapidly, and searching for their own unique identity. During this time, every student needs support, guidance, and skills to face unique and diverse challenges, both personally and developmentally, that have an impact on academic achievement. School counselors are licensed educators with a mental health perspective, making them uniquely qualified to address all students' academic, personal/social and career development needs. School counselors work in partnership with students, teachers, parents, and the community to help young people to have a successful and positive school experience.
The counseling program provides:
School Guidance Curriculum
Academic skills support
Organizational, study and test-taking skills
Peer relationships and effective social skills
Communication, problem-solving, decision-making and conflict resolution
Career awareness, exploration and planning
Individual Student Planning
Academic, career, and transition planning
Education in understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
Individual and small group counseling
Individual/family/school crisis intervention
2955 Hayes Street NE Minneapolis, MN 55418
Telephone: 612.668.1500 | Fax: 612.668.1510