• HCPS SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM GOAL

     Our goal is to support, encourage, and promote the growth and development of well-rounded, productive, responsible citizens that exhibit strong character traits at school, at home, and within their community.

     
    Classroom Guidance

    Students have a scheduled time for Classroom Guidance at a minimum of once per month.  Guidance classes are 30-40 minutes in duration. Lessons focus on the three main areas of content required by the VA Standards of Learning - Academic Development, Career Development, & Personal/Social Development. Students participate in a wide variety of hands-on, fun, and interactive lessons covering Character Education, Personal Hygiene, Social Skills, Career Education, Bully Prevention, and Study Skills - just to name a few!
     
    Curriculum Topics

    Respect

    Responsibility

    Caring / Kindness

    Trustworthiness

    Citizenship

    Fairness

    Bullying

    Careers

    Self Awareness

    Self Management/Regulation

    Self Control

    Relational Skills

    Decision Making

    Conflict Resolution

    Mindset

    Personal Hygiene 

    Manners

    Friendship 

    *Additional topics that are deemed necessary by the classroom teachers.