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    Small Group time is a great way for students to feel "plugged in" to peers and adults at school. It is a great time for students to feel included and have their voices heard!

    During small group we focus on Social Skills and Humble ISD’s Great 8 Skills:

    A small group teaches students to:

    •   discuss their concerns more easily with you
    •   gain self-confidence and awareness of leadership skills
    •   develop positive skills for working and playing with others
    •   accept  responsibility for school work  and homework
    •   identify areas for personal growth and improvement

    Small Group Permission Form

     

    Components of a Comprehensive School

    Guidance and Counseling Program 

    Model

    Guidance Curriculum

    Purpose: to provide all students with the knowledge and skills appropriate for their developmental level through systematic delivery of the guidance curriculum.                                   

    Areas Addressed:                                                                                                                                                                

    • Self-confidence
    • Motivation to achieve
    • Decision-making, Goal-setting, Planning, and Problem-solving skills
    • Interpersonal effectiveness (including Social Skills)
    • Communication skills
    • Cross-cultural effectiveness
    • Responsible behavior
    • Great 8 Skills

    Responsive Services

    Purpose: to meet the individual student’s immediate needs usually necessitated by situations and conditions in the student’s life.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Image result for cartoon sign what happens in here stays in here        

    Areas Addressed:

    • Academic concerns
      • School-related concerns                                                       
        • tardiness 
        • absences and truancy
        • misbehavior
        • school-avoidance
      • Relationship concerns
      • Physical/sexual/emotional abuse and neglect as described in Texas Family Code
      • Grief/loss
      • Substance abuse
      • Family issues
      • Harassment issues
      • Coping with stress
      • Self-harm
      • Suicide prevention

     

    Individual Planning

    Purpose: to assist students individually in establishing personal goals and developing future plans.

    Areas Addressed:

    Academic

    • Acquisition of student skills
    • Awareness of educational opportunities
    • Utilization of test scores

    Career

    • Knowledge of potential career opportunities
    • Knowledge of career and technical training
    • Knowledge of positive work habits

    Personal-Social

    • Development of healthy self-concept
    • Development of adaptive and adjustive social behavior

    System Support

    Purpose: to establish, maintain, and enhance the total counseling program.

    Areas Addressed:

    • Guidance program development
    • Parent education
    • Teacher/administrator consultation
    • Staff development for educators
    • School improvement planning
    • Counselor’s professional development
    • Research and publishing
    • Community outreach