Counseling

Counseling

Overview of LaunchED Counseling:

Who are school counselors and what do they do?

“Professional school counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a master’s degree in school counseling making them uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, personal/social and career development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success. Professional school counselors are employed in elementary, middle/junior high and high schools; in district supervisory positions; and counselor education positions.”

(American School Counseling Association, 2012)

School counselors provide…

  • Personal and social counseling
  • Crisis counseling
  • College and career counseling
  • Academic advisement
  • Assistance in resolving academic difficulties
  • Small group counseling
  • Referrals to community agencies
  • ICAP instruction
  • Classroom guidance instruction
  • Assistance with interpersonal and social skills
  • Assistance with organization and study skills
  • Letters of recommendation

The LaunchED Counseling Department is fully committed to meeting the emotional, academic, and social needs of each and every student. Counselors provide the support, guidance, and caring necessary for all of our students to achieve success. Students and parents are encouraged to reach out to the counselor via email or phone.