Ms. Christine Niblock
856-540-6200 ext. 7406
The Four Components of a Comprehensive School Counseling Program
School Guidance Curriculum
Academic support, including organizational, study and test-taking skills
Goal setting and decision-making
Career awareness, exploration and planning
Education on understanding self and others
Peer relationships, coping strategies and effective social skills
Communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution
Substance abuse education
Individual Student Planning
Goal setting/decision- making
Education on understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
Individual and small-group counseling
Individual/family/school crisis intervention
Consultation, collaboration and teaming
What do School Counselors do?
The following are a few of the counselors’ responsibilities:
a. Implements the school counseling program curriculum.
b. Guides and counsels groups and individual students through the development of personal, social, educational and career plans.
c. Counsels small groups and individual students.
d. Consults and collaborates with teachers, staff and parents in understanding and meeting the needs of students.
e. Refers students with problems and their parents to appropriate specialists, special programs, or outside agencies.
f. Participates in activities that contribute to the effective operation of the school.
g. Plans, evaluates, and revises the school counseling program.
h. Pursues professional growth.
*****Source: American School Counselor's Association (ASCA)