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Ms. Christine Niblock

Pennsville Middle School
Guidance and Counseling Office
Last name begining with L- Z
856-540-6200 ext. 7406

cniblock1@pv-eagles.org

 

 

 

 

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

 

Multicultural/diversity awareness

 

 

 

Individual Student Planning

 

Academic planning

 

Goal setting/decision- making

 

Education on understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses

 

Transition plans

 

 

 

Responsive Services

 

Individual and small-group counseling

 

Individual/family/school crisis intervention

 

Conflict resolution

 

Consultation/collaboration

 

Referrals

 

 

 

System Support

 

Professional development

 

Consultation, collaboration and teaming

 

 

 

What do School Counselors do?

 

 Counselors’ Responsibilities

 

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)

 

 

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