• Allen ISD Guidance & Counseling Program Components
    GUIDANCE CURRICULUM RESPONSIVE SERVICES INDIVIDUAL PLANNING SYSTEM SUPPORT
    Provides guidance content in a systematic way to all students. Addresses the immediate concerns of students. Assists students in monitoring & understanding their own development. Includes program & staff support activities & services.
    PURPOSE: Awareness, skill development & application of skills needed in everyday life PURPOSE: Prevention, Intervention
     
    PURPOSE: Student planning & goal setting

     
    PURPOSE: Program delivery & support

     
    AREAS ADDRESSED:
    Self Confidence
    Development
     
    AREAS ADDRESSED:
    Academic Concerns
    Relationship Concerns
    AREAS ADDRESSED:
    Education
    Career & Social
    Emotional
    AREAS ADDRESSED:
    Guidance Program
    Development
     
    • Motivation to Achieve
    • Decision-Making, Goal-Setting, Planning & Problem-Solving Skills
    • Communication Skills
    • Cross-Cultural effectiveness
    • Responsible behavior
    SCHOOL-RELATED CONCERNS:
    • Tardys
    • Absences & Truancy
    • Misbehavior
    • School Avoidance
    • Drop-out Prevention

    RELATIONSHIP CONCERNS:

    • Physical, sexual, emotional abuse as described in Texas Family Code
    • Grief/Loss
    • Substance Abuse
    • Coping with stress
    • Family issues
    • Harassment issues
    EDUCATIONAL:
    • Acquisition of study skills
    • Awareness of educational opportunities
    • Emphasis on graduation track for college preparation
    • Appropriate course selection
    • Lifelong learning
    • Utilization of test scores
    CAREER:
    • Knowledge of potential career opportunities
    • Knowledge of career & technical training
    • Knowledge of positive work habits
    PERSONAL/SOCIAL:
    • Development of healthy self concepts
    • Development of adaptive and adjustive social behavior
    • Parent Education
    • Teacher/Administrator Consultation
    • Staff development for educators
    • School improvement plan
    • Counselor professional development
    • Research & publishing
    • Community outreach
    • Public Relations