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Counseling and Guidance at SCTHS

 

Mission Statement

The Stuart Career Tech High School Counseling Department's mission is to provide a proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate program to address students' educational and career goals in addition to supporting their social and emotional needs. This is accomplished through a partnership with parents/guardians, staff, and community members to enable all students to become successful, productive citizens and lifelong learners in a diverse and changing world.

 

Program Statement

The SCTHS Counseling Department, Administrators, CIS, and Behavior and Mental Health Specialist will work as a team to empower all students to reach their maximum potential by using a comprehensive program that addresses educational, emotional, and career goals. We will promote an environment to encourage personal inquiry and growth, social responsibility, and academic excellence. School counselors believe that every student can succeed through the collaborative efforts of school, home, and community leading to responsible and productive citizenship in the 21st century.

  • Debbie King

    (281) 420-4550, ext. 88210

  • Erica Ramirez

    (281) 420-4550, ext. 88060

  • Elsa Aguilera

    (281) 420-4802, ext. 83055

Counseling Services Provided:

 

School Counseling Program:

 

Professional school counselors must provide a systematic, planned approach for helping all students acquire the skills necessary for successful academic, career, social and emotional development. Texas law requires school counselors to deliver guidance lessons and appropriate interventions. Professional school counselors must provide a systematic, planned approach for helping all students acquire the skills necessary for successful academic, career, social and emotional development.  The Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program (TEC, 33.005) integrates four key components. Goose Creek CISD counselors follow the TEA 4-Component Model of a Comprehensive, Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program. The four components are: Guidance Curriculum, Responsive Services, Individual Planning, and System Support. The responsibilities of each area are:

 

  • Guidance Curriculum - Guidance lessons on a variety of topics; large-group consultations with students
  • Responsive Services - Individual counseling sessions; parent consultations regarding individual student needs; coordination with outside referral sources 
  • Individual Planning - Academic and career guidance; parent and student consultation regarding planning and goal-setting; interpretation and analysis of assessment instruments 
  • System Support - Community outreach; parent education programs; teacher consultation; school improvement planning

 

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