Comprehensive School Guidance and
Within the guidance and counseling curriculum, expected student outcomes are clearly identified with activities and
processes given to assist all students in achieving these outcomes. The program is structured to parallel and address
students' needs at the various developmental stages.
The program consists of three developmental domains:
Outcomes focus on the areas of socialization, self-esteem, relationships, chemical health, and
Outcomes focus on the areas of study skills, utilizing resources, academic strengths, and future
Outcomes focus on the areas of career awareness, interests and skills, utilizing resources, and
connecting academic classes with future career decisions.
These outcomes are addressed through a variety of delivery methods including, but not limited to, classroom lessons,
group counseling and individual counseling.
The program consists of four components.
The guidance curriculum component systematically assists all students in order to develop knowledge
and to learn skills necessary to enhance personal, social, career, and educational development.
Individual Student Planning Component
The individual planning component consists of activities that help students to plan, monitor, and
manage their own learning and personal and career development.
Assisting students to successfully complete their elementary and secondary education is the priority of
this component in the guidance program.
Responsive Services Component
The responsive services component provides assistance to some students in solving immediate
problems that interfere with health, personal, social, career, and educational development.
System Support Component
The system support component consists of management activities that establish, maintain, and
enhance the total guidance program. This includes working collaboratively with teachers, parents, and