• This page is dedicated to ensure that the staff, students, and parents are aware of the services offered to all students. The guidance activities we provide include topics on self-esteem, responsibility, decision making, feelings, friendship, grief, and getting along with others. Our counseling program includes individual and group sessions. The guidance curriculum is designed to help students acquire age appropriate knowledge and skills.  Alief ISD's Guidance and Counseling Program is a comprehensive, developmental guidance program based on the state's model. Professional counselors are available on all Alief ISD's campuses to provide services for all of our students in the following areas:

    School Guidance Curriculum

    • Academic support, including organizational, study and test-taking skills
    • Goal setting and decision-making
    • Career awareness, exploration and planning
    • Education on understanding self and others
      Peer relationships, coping strategies and effective social skills
    • Communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution
    • Substance abuse education
    • Multicultural/diversity awareness

    Individual Student Planning

    • Academic planning
    • Goal setting/decision- making
    • Education on understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
    • Transition plans

    Responsive Services

    • Individual and small-group counseling
    • Individual/family/school crisis intervention
    • Conflict resolution
    • Consultation/collaboration
    • Referrals

    System Support

    • Professional development
    • Consultation, collaboration and teaming
    • Program management and operation

    School Counselors Collaborate with:

    Parent education
    Academic planning
    College/career awareness programs
    One-on-one parent conferencing
    Interpretation of assessment results

    Classroom guidance activities
    Academic support, including learning style assessment and education to help students succeed academically
    Classroom speakers
    At-risk student identification and implementation of interventions to enhance success

    School climate
    Behavioral management plans
    School-wide needs assessments
    Student data and results
    Student assistance team building

    Peer education
    Peer support
    Academic support
    School climate
    Leadership development
    Job shadowing, service learning
    Crisis interventions
    Parenting classes
    Support groups
    Career education