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About the Counseling Program

The mission of the Gerdes Junior High Counseling Program is to help all students achieve growth and success. Our program is designed to follow the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) and the Texas Education Agency standards. There are four domains for the Guidance Program:

Guidance Curriculum: Provide developmental curriculum content in a systematic way to all students through small groups, whole school activities, integrated classroom lessons.

Responsive Services: Individual sessions, crisis counseling, mediation and advocacy and behavior consultation.

Individual Planning: Assist students in developing educational, career, and personal plans.

System Support: Plan and evaluate school special programs  to improve the services to all students.