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The Mauldin High School Counseling Department is available to assist students and parents with various concerns. If you need to contact the Counseling Department, you may do so by using the appropriate e-mail address provided below or contacting guidance by phone at 864-355-6655 or by fax at 864-355-6645. Before calling, please use the tabs above to search for desired information.

 

Components of a Comprehensive School Counseling Program

The Mauldin High School Counseling Department provides a comprehensive school counseling program that consists of the following components:

  1. Guidance Curriculum – Structured developmental experiences presented systematically through classroom and small group activities.
    1. Purpose – student awareness, skill development, and skill application
    2. Areas Addressed – personal/social development, academic development, and career development.
  2. Individual Planning – Activities that help all students plan, monitor, and manage their own learning as well as their personal and career development.
    1. Purpose – student planning and goal setting
    2. Areas Addressed
      1. Personal and Social Planning: healthy self concepts, short and long term goals
      2. Academic Planning: study skills, academic requirements and opportunities, test requirements and use of test scores, appropriate course selection, lifelong learning
      3. Career Planning: labor market information, preparation requirements and opportunities, job options
  3. Responsive Services – Activities that meet the immediate needs and concerns of students
    1. Purpose – prevention and intervention
    2. Areas Addressed
      1. Academic Concerns – study skills
      2. School-related Concerns – tardiness, absences, misconduct, dropouts
      3. Personal Concerns – social and family relationships, grief/loss/death, substance abuse, stress
  4. System Support – Management activities that establish, maintain, and enhance the total program.
    1. Purpose – program delivery and support
    2. Areas Addressed
      1. Guidance Program Development
      2. Parent Education
      3. Teacher and Administrator Consultation
      4. Staff development for educators
      5. School improvement planning
      6. Counselor’s professional development
      7. Research and publishing
      8. Community outreach
      9. Public relations