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Ms. Lucy Gonzalez

Vision

The vision of Alicia R. Chacon’s Comprehensive Counseling Program is to empower and inspire our students to be world class visionaries, to navigate real world challenges, to think critically, and to be socially responsible in a diverse multicultural society.

Mission

Alicia R. Chacon’s Comprehensive Counseling Program mission is to inspire all students to reach their maximum potential socially, emotionally and academically. The school counselors will help provide an atmosphere of security, warmth and encouragement by providing appropriate activities including individual/small group counseling and school counseling curriculum for all students. ARC students will be supported with social emotional learning techniques to help build a strong foundation to successfully manage their lives. Our students will become healthy, responsible and productive citizens who respect themselves and others.

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Ms. Ashley Corona


Role of a School Counselor

  • The role of a school counselor, as outlined by the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) national model, encompasses various responsibilities to support students' academic, social, and emotional development. Here's a summary with bulleted points:

    • Academic Guidance:

      • Assist students in developing academic goals and plans.
        Guide course selection and career pathways.
        Monitor and address academic progress and challenges.
    • Social-Emotional Support:

      • Foster a positive school environment conducive to emotional well-being.
        Offer counseling services to address students' social and emotional concerns.
        Promote interpersonal skills and conflict resolution.
    • Career Development:

      • Facilitate exploration of career options and interests.
        Provide information on post-secondary education and career pathways.
        Assist in developing career-related skills and goals.
    • Individual and Group Counseling:

      • Conduct one-on-one counseling sessions to address personal challenges.
        Facilitate group counseling sessions for specific issues or concerns.
        Implement interventions to enhance students' social skills.
    • Advocacy and Collaboration:

      • Advocate for students' needs within the school community.
        Collaborate with teachers, parents, and administrators to support student success.
        Play a key role in creating a positive and inclusive school culture.
    • Crisis Intervention:

      • Provide immediate support and intervention during crises.
        Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to address emergencies.
        Implement strategies to help students cope with traumatic events.
    • Data Analysis and Assessment:

      • Utilize data to assess the effectiveness of counseling programs.
        Analyze academic and behavioral trends to inform decision-making.
        Continuously evaluate and improve counseling services based on outcomes.