Middle School Counseling Philosophy
Student counseling services are provided by Professional School Counselors for ALL students, through individual counseling, small group counseling, & classroom guidance lessons. The counseling programs focus on identifying & teaching skills that will help students successfully solve problems. Counseling offers the means for students to grow in knowledge of self and others, thus enabling the student to acquire skills needed to live effectively in today's world. The counselors functions are varied as they help students better understand themselves in the world around them and develop a life long love of learning.
Each middle school in Jefferson County has a full-time counselor on staff. As Professional School Counselors we adhere to the Tennessee Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Standards & The American School Counseling Association (ASCA) national model.