What is the role of a school counselor?

  •  School counselors are certified educators who are specifically trained to address the academic, personal/social and career development needs of their students.
  • School counselors are in schools to help students with anything that does not allow the student to be successful in school.
  • School counselors provide classroom guidance lessons, individual counseling, and small group counseling.
  • School counselors are specifically skilled in providing direct and indirect support while maintaining ethical standards including honoring confidentiality.

When should you contact a school counselor?

  • When your child is having difficulty learning.
  • When your child is having social or emotional challenges at school.
  • When there are family changes that are interfering with their progress in school.
  • When you would like to know about community resources and agencies to support your child or family.

How do you I contact the school counselor?

  • You may contact your child's school counselor by phone.  Just call 770-991-4651 and select option 7 for the school counseling department.
  • You may email your child's counselor.  Visit the School Counselor's page for email addresses.
  • You may see your counselor by referral.  Just ask your teacher or parent to help you complete it.


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