State of Michigan counseling certification.
A minimum of one
year experience in guidance counseling.
sincere desire to help all students.
high moral character, and good attendance record,
assisting students with educational, personal, social,
occupational, placement and related problems in planning and
teachers in studying, diagnosing and understanding students;
planning, conducting group guidance activities; utilizing
community resources; and participating in inservice
administrative staff and other school personnel planning,
developing and conducting the total guidance program, curriculum
study and research.
Working with lay
groups, parents and individuals in coordinating school and
community resources and activities which contribute to the
improvements of pupil personnel services.
students to evaluate alternatives, formulate realistic goals and
become increasingly self-directive.
acceptable relationships with students and respect their
confidential file card for each student recording data and
subject of each conference and other pertinent data. Also
maintains log of sessions with students.
orientation program for all students new to the building.
registration of students.
counseling interviews; teacher principal and parent referrals;
retained students; new students; failures; student requests;
provide occupational and educational information; pertinent facts
about jobs, college, graduation requirements, credits earned;
discuss vocational and educational goals. A report of said
interview is filed in the student's personal file. A
conference held with the teacher or principal when deemed
appropriate by the counselor.
respond to patterns that may be symptomatic of educational or
emotional problems and refer as needed.
for deviation of behavior in cases which have been referred to
the principal for serious disciplinary action.
parents and school staff about student's attendance, achievement,
and problem areas.
Provide orientation and screening of students for the joint
vocational school programs; develop and maintain career education
Tabulate surveys and schedule students for conferences with
Provide material pertaining to college admissions test.
Assist students in completing applications and making necessary
arrangements in meeting testing schedules.
Assist with completion senior survey form - a summary concerning
student's plans after graduation.
Provide applications for post-secondary education admissions,
scholarships and financial aid grants; assist students in
completion of forms, transcript preparation.
Write recommendation for students applying for post-secondary
education admissions or job placement; assist in job
Conduct a five year annual follow-up study of high school
Provide preventative guidance activities for classrooms (peer
relations, conflict resolution, study skills, substance
Maintain and builds an occupational information library,
including a minimum number of college and technical school
as a consultant for teachers and parents, plan regular parental
meetings, and home visits as needed.
Develop a partnership with community agencies and referral
Conduct supervised group testing program with the school
Collect data as requested by the principal.
Actively participate in Student Assistance Program and as a
member of the crisis response team.
Coordinate health education programs and activities.
Assist and monitor computation of student dropout, transfer and
Assist students and parents regarding college admission
Assist students with Educational Development Plans.