School Counseling

Meeting Needs

Westchester's School Counseling services are delivered in four specific ways:

  • School Guidance Curriculum - designing, structuring, and delivering classroom/advisory lessons designed to achieve specific competencies in grades 6-12 (personal/social, academic, career) and driven by the needs of the school population
  • Individual Student Planning - assisting students with goal formation/planning (behavioral, academic, etc.)
  • Responsive Services - meeting immediate student needs (counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, referral, peer mediation, information-providing)
  • System Support- schoolwide program planning and implementation, consulting with other professionals, coordination of various supports for students and families

Contact WCDS Director of School Counseling Heather Singer with any questions.

Resources

Equity and Inclusion

How to speak to children about traumatic events:

How to teach about racism and civil unrest:

How students can take action:

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