The comprehensive school counseling program at St. John Neumann Catholic schools is based on standards and benchmarks for student skill development in the areas of academic achievement, personal, social and spiritual growth, career/community awareness, and health and wellness.
By way of individual and small group counseling, students with specific concerns learn and develop the skills necessary to overcome crisis’, deal with transitional issues, manage peer relationships and cope with personal/ and family issues.
Guidance sessions in the classroom assist students at various developmental stages in developing lifelong skills, such as problem solving, decision making, and goal setting.
Consultation and collaboration with students, parents/guardians, and teachers is the cornerstone of the SJNCS counseling program. It seeks to promote the understanding of test information and options, assist in the development of appropriate strategies for improved student behavior and the promotion of academic achievement.
The counseling program also includes the planning, coordination and implementation of school-wide student services activities, such as parent education groups, career awareness, and orientation and articulation activities.
The comprehensive Counseling Program at SJNCS provides the support necessary to assist all our students achieve their highest potential at various stages of human development.