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Counselor's Corner

SMS School Counseling Program Welcomes You!!
 
The SMS School Counseling Comprehensive Program's Mission is to prepare students to become successful and productive citizens by providing educational opportunities and experiences in the areas of academic, career, and personal/social development in a venue where challenge heightens success. 


School counseling is an integral part of Smyrna Middle School's educational program. Our school counseling program delivers services in four areas:

School Counseling Curriculum
  • Academic skills support
  • Organizational, study and test-taking skills
  • Education in understanding self and others
  • Coping strategies
  • Peer relationships and effective social skills
  • Communication, problem-solving, decision-making and conflict resolution
  • Career awareness, exploration and planning
  • Substance abuse education
  • Multicultural/diversity awareness
Individual Planning  
  • Goal-setting/decision- making
  • Academic planning
  • Career planning
  • Education in understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
  • Transition planning
Responsive Services 
  • Individual and small group counseling
  • Individual/family/school crisis intervention
  • Peer facilitation
  • Consultation/collaboration
  • Referrals
Program Support
  • Professional development
  • Consultation, collaboration and teaming
  • Program management and operation
*School Counselor Position Statement on Confidentiality