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The school counseling team will promote a safe and supportive educational environment, maintain high expectations for all students, counsel in a culturally proficient manner, collaborate with stakeholders, and advocate for students in order to shape them into productive members of their local and global communities.
Role of the Arundel Counselors:
School Counselors support the developmental and academic needs of students. Counselors collaborate with school staff, administration and the parent community to ensure the integration and alignment of the school counseling program with the mission of the school. School counselors deliver prevention and intervention services that support the academic advocacy, classroom/group guidance lessons, individual student planning, staff and parent consultation, school program support and crisis response.
What do Arundel Counselors do?
Counselors meet with student in large groups, small groups, and individually to implement the counseling program by providing:
- Academic Planning
- Organizational, study, and test-taking skills
- Academic support interventions
- Transition planning
- Post-secondary planning and the college application process
- Career planning
- Coping strategies
- Peer relationships and effective social skills
- Commendation, problem-solving, decision making, and conflict resolution
- Multicultural/diversity awareness
- Crisis Intervention
- Counselors collaborate and consult with parents to address:
- Academic planning and support
- Post-secondary planning
- School-to-parent communications/concerns
- Referral process