What is a School Counselor?
The person who:
ANSWERS ANY QUESTIONS!
CONFERS with students, teachers, parents and administrators.
LISTENS to concerns about peers, grades, courses, etc.
BRAINSTORMS alternatives and
ENCOURAGES decision making.
FOSTERS increased responsibility for personal behavior.
GIVES SUPPORT when necessary.
CONDUCTS counseling groups.
COORDINATES school services.
GUIDES academic planning.
MONITORS academic progress.
ADMINISTERS & INTERPRETS standardized tests.
IDENTIFIES academic strengths & weaknesses.
ARRANGES homework for extended absences.