Mission of EMS School Counseling Department
To provide all students with a comprehensive, developmental guidance and counseling program. The program is centered on engaging curriculum and services that encourage the highest level of achievement through student growth in academic, personal/social, and career competencies. As the student advocates, school counselors partner with other educators, parents, and community members to create a caring environment in which all students may become responsible learners and decision makers as they prepare for the future.
Direct Services WITH Students - are face-to-face between school counselors and students and include the following:
- Appraisal and Advisement
- Counseling (individual, small/large groups, classroom counseling lessons)
Indirect Services FOR Students - are provided on behalf of students as a result of the school counselors’ interaction with others including:
Helpful Links - American School Counselor Assoc. (ASCA)