The purpose of school counseling is to build skills for academic, career and personal/social development. School counseling in Chesterfield County Public Schools is a planned, sequential program of services that is comprehensive in scope and developmental in nature.
Academic counseling helps students and parents learn about curriculum choices, plan an appropriate program of studies, arrange and interpret academic testing and seek postsecondary academic opportunities.
Career counseling helps students acquire information and plan for work, jobs, apprenticeships and postsecondary education and career opportunities.
Personal or social counseling helps students develop an understanding of themselves and the rights and needs of others, resolve conflict and define individual goals that reflect their interests, abilities and aptitudes. Such counseling may be provided in groups (for example, all fifth-grade students) in which generic issues of social development are addressed or through structured individual or small group counseling sessions that focus on specific student concerns (for example, divorce, anxiety or aggressive behavior).
Elementary School Counseling Program
Elementary Classroom Guidance Topics
Elementary School Counseling Program – Academic/Educational Domain
Elementary School Counseling Program – Career Development Domain
Elementary School Counseling Program – Personal/Social Development Domain
A comprehensive guide for high school seniors that provides assistance with various aspects of the application process for college-bound students.
School Counseling Services
Thomas Fulghum Center
4003 Cogbill Road
North Chesterfield, VA 23234