Mavericks Ride with Pride!

  • 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.

Services Provided

    • 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:

  • Parents

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

    Teachers

    • 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

    Administrators

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

    Students

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