• Roles
     
    II have included a list, yet not an extensive list, of a few components and implementations of the GES counseling program in accordance with American School Counselor Association competencies.
     
    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 
    • 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
    • Program management and operation
    • Elementary School Counselors Collaborate with the following and regarding:
     
    Parents/Family
    Parent education 
    Communication/networking 
    Academic planning 
    College/career awareness programs 
    One-on-one parent conferencing 
    Interpretation of assessment results
     
    Teachers
    Classroom guidance activities 
    Academic support, including learning style assessment and education to help students succeed academically 
    Classroom speakers 
    At-risk student identification and implementation of interventions to enhance success
    Administrators
    School climate 
    Behavioral management plans 
    School-wide needs assessments 
    Student data and results 
    Student assistance team building
     
    Students
    Peer education 
    Peer support 
    Academic support 
    School climate 
    Leadership development
    Community
    Job shadowing, service learning 
    Crisis interventions 
    Referrals 
    Parenting classes 
    Support groups 
    Career education