Responsibilities of RSHS Counselors 

The Guidance Counselors of Red Springs High School have the following Responsibilities:

  • Provide consultation with teachers, administrators, school personnel, outside agencies, and social services concerning the welfare of the students.
  • Develop students career awareness and needs as a lifelong process of forming basic values, attitudes and interests regarding the future world of work.
  • Coordinate school, community and business resources schoolwide guidance-related activities and programs promoting students personal growth and skill development.
  • Participate as member of committees or teams and work in the capacity of liaison.
  • Provide crisis intervention support for students.
  • Guide and counsel groups and individual students through the development of educational and career plans.
  • Counsel small groups and individual students with problems.
  • Conduct structured, goal oriented counseling sessions to meet the identified needs of individuals or groups of students.
  • Consult with teachers, staff, and parents regarding meeting the developmental needs of students.
  • Conduct meetings to facilitate differences with teachers, students, and parents.
  • Conduct or provide opportunities for parent education programs.
  • Assist families with school related problems.
  • Refer students with severe problems to appropriate community agencies in consultation with their parents
  • Coordinate, conduct, or participate in activities which contribute to the effective operation of the school.
  • Coordinate with the placement of students with special needs in appropriate programs such as academically gifted, special education.