Counselor Corner

The Counselor's Corner

WHAT CAN I TALK TO MY COUNSELOR ABOUT?

You can talk about anything that bothers you. Your school counselor can help you with:

 

*PERSONAL PROBLEMS

that can affect your attitude and performance at school

*SOCIAL ISSUES

such as how to deal with peer pressure

*ACADEMICS

including course selection and ways to improve study skills

*PLAN FOR YOU FUTURE

because your future begins today!

Your counselor can be a valuable friend.

COUNSELORS HELP STUDENTS

reach their full potential.

Counselors are there to help students:

*SORT OUT PROBLEMS

*DISCUSS FEELINGS AND NEEDS

*EXPLORE OPTIONS

*REACH DECISIONS

Counselors also:

*MEET WITH STUDENTS, teachers and parents.

*COORDINATE SCHOOL PROGRAMS

workshops 

visits by college representatives 

career days 

and more. 

MAKE REFERRALS

Counselors may refer students to:

social services 

physicians 

drug treatment program 

self-help groups 

mental health professionals 

employment agencies. 

COUNSELORS WORK IN MANY SETTINGS, 

including:

THE CLASSROOM

Counselors may teach students about: 

study skills 

communication skills 

values 

problem solving 

decision making 

stress management 

career choices 

alcohol and other drug abuse.

SMALL GROUPS

Students with similar concerns can explore their problems together. Students may need to talk about:

their struggles with school 

divorce in the family 

alcohol or other drug problems 

suicide 

pregnancy 

death of a friend or a family member. 

PRIVATE OFFICES

Some students feel more comfortable talking about personal problems on a one-to-one basis. 

Counselors Can Help In Tough Times

For example, you could talk with your counselor about:

PROBLEMS WITH OTHERS

ALCOHOL OR OTHER DRUG ABUSE

SEXUALITY

DEPRESSION

Counselors Can Help You Be Your Best

For example, a Counselor can help you:

Overcome Shyness 

Become More Confident 

Resist Peer Pressure 

Deal with Stress 

Make The Most Out Of School !

Talk with your counselor about:

Course Selection 

Problems With Classes 

Problems with schedules 

Long-range Planning 

Graduation Requirements 

Career Focus 

Magnet Academy 

Test Results 

Study Skills 

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!

 
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