The mission of the Rosewood Middle School Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program in order to prepare our students to become productive citizens in the 21st century world by developing their academic, personal, social and career development skills.
Counselor's Beliefs: The school counselor believes that all children are unique individuals with varied learning styles and come to school with different experiences, perspectives and needs. All children should be approached and treated with dignity and respect at all times.
Counselor's Role: The counseling Program at RMS is designed to meet the individual needs of the students, parents and staff. RMS believes that the function of the counseling services is to aid the students in their educational, personal, social and career development. The purpose is to meet the needs of each student, thus enabling them to become successful in the school setting. The overall goal is for our students to become productive and law abiding citizens.
Program Elements: The counselor provides confidential, individual and small group counseling services. Classroom guidance sessions are also provided throughout the year on an as needed basis. The counselor is involved in coordinating school-wide substance abuse prevention, character education, career development and community service initiatives. Sessions include but are not limited to the following: academic counseling, social skills development, career development, individual goal setting, family issues/concerns, and interpersonal problems.
How are referrals made? walk in or self referral, teacher referral, parent referral, administrative referral & counselor selection.