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Services Provided

Responsive Services

  • Individual student and small group counseling support
    • Coordination of Be Strong Students- a social/emotional girls group provided by New Directions

***Please note school counselors do not provide traditional therapy or diagnose mental health disorders. Referrals are available for community mental health providers when indicated***

  • School based crisis intervention
  • Mediation
  • Consultation/Collaboration
  • Community Service Referrals or Private Counseling Referrals


Individual Student Planning

  • Goal-Setting/Decision- Making
  • Academic Planning/Career Exploration
  • Education in understanding of self, strengths/weaknesses, and learning style
  • Transition planning


Program Coordination

  • The Kindness Project
  • Peer Mediation Program Coordinator
  • Crossroads ArtSpeak
  • Crossroads ArtWrite
  • Baker Backpack Nutrition Program


School Counseling Classroom Curriculum

  • Coordination of class presentations, to include: Cyber Safety provided by Boise Police Department; Lifeline’s Suicide Prevention & Steps to Respect- Bullying Prevention provided by New Directions
  • Additional curriculum opportunities could include:
    • 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


System Support

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