Welcome to the Parras Middle School Counseling page! School Counseling is a developmental process in which one individual (the counselor) provides another individual or group (the student) with guidance and encouragement, as well as challenge and inspiration in creatively managing and resolving practical, personal, and relationship issues in order to help students achieve goals. School counselors focus on three main domains: Academic, Career/College, and Social-Emotional.
To provide a comprehensive school counseling program that fosters continual growth and resilience by equipping students with academic, social-emotional, and college & career skills; promoting responsible citizens who prosper in a global society.
Middle School Counselors Implement the Counseling Program by Providing:
School Counseling Curriculum
Academic skills support
Education in understanding self and others
Peer relationships and effective social skills
Communication, problem-solving, decision-making and conflict resolution
Career awareness, exploration and planning
Substance abuse education
Individual Student Planning
Education in understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
Individual/family/school crisis intervention
Referrals to outside counseilng agencies
Consultation, collaboration and teaming
Program management and operation