Walsh Jesuit High School Guidance department concerns itself with the care and development of the student. With six guidance counselors on staff at the high school, each student has access to the counselors as needed throughout their four years at Walsh Jesuit.
Counselors at Walsh Jesuit focus on both academic and personal counseling.
In the area of academic counseling, the first function is to assist students in making decisions that affect their education and to implement programs that will enable them to reach their full potential at while attending Walsh Jesuit. The goal is carried out by providing students at all levels with appropriate academic advising to supply them with the college and career information necessary for effective decision-making, and to provide counseling as it relates to school performance. Counselors offer academic counseling that deals with the student’s practical needs: study skills, student/teacher relationships, course selection, peer relationships, career information, testing, and college selection.
The second function of the counseling department is to support the student in his or her understanding how to deal with issues and problems in a healthy and productive way and to provide personal counseling on a short-term basis to enhance a student’s knowledge and acceptance of self. The department can provide referrals for students and families to outside counseling agencies if the need for more lengthy or specialized services arises.
Maintaining confidentiality of the relations with the students at Walsh Jesuit is an important obligation of school counselors Our high school counselors are obliged not to disclose information that a student has shared within the context of the counseling relationship, unless such disclosures are necessary to protect the student from posing a serious threat to himself or to others.
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