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Comprehensive Counseling Services

The comprehensive counseling program works with the school faculty and staff, students, parents, and community to plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive school counseling program that conforms to the most recent edition of the Texas Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs developed by the Texas Counseling Association.

What is a Comprehensive Counseling Program?

Traditional Programs Comprehensive Programs
  • Reactive
  • Crisis Counseling only
  • Individual guidance only
  • Uneven service to students
  • Emphasis on services
  • Information Dissemination
  • Clerical/administrative task oriented
  • Unstructured
  • Unmeasurable
  • Counselors only
  • Planned, based on priorities
  • Preventive and crisis counseling
  • Group and Individual counseling
  • Consistent services to all students
  • Emphasis on program
  • Developmental curriculum
  • Student goal attainment oriented
  • Designed program
  • Evaluated and improved, based on data
  • Counselor collaborates with all school staff, parents, and community