MMS School Counseling Program
Results of Needs Assessment: MMS
Student Survey: 275Total students in grades 6-8 completed the survey
100% Know who the school counselor is
85% Feel comfortable reaching out to the school counselor with personal issues
90% Feel supported by the school counselor
80% Reported feeling safe at school
80% Agree the school counselor helps them develop socially and emotionally
Top 5 student concerns:
The MMS Counselor Advisory Team (CAT) reviewed the following data:
The CAT found the following patterns in the data:
MMS Counseling Program Goals:
Based on data collected, the MMS CAT has made the following program goals.
#1 The school counselor will continue to make classroom visits to implement social emotional learning.
#2 The school counselor will continue to work with small group counseling sessions.
#3 The school counselor will offer and oversee trainings to help teachers identify students who need school counseling referrals and/or mental health services.
Examples of the Program’s delivery components:
Guidance Curriculum: Provide guidance content to teach all students how to develop transferrable skills for daily living. This will be done through classroom visits and through small group sessions.
Responsive Services: Address students’ concerns that impact their educational, career, personal, and social development. This will be done through individual counseling sessions based on referrals.
Individual Planning: Assists students in planning and managing their individual educational, career, personal, and social development. This can be done through consulting with a RTI, 504, LPAC, or ARD committee. It can also be done through individual sessions.
System Support: Identify and coordinate resources and activities on campus and in the community that indirectly benefit students.
Counseling Program Calendar of Events:
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic - Meet the school counselor
Major Projects/Events -
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic – Emotions and How to Handle Them
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic – Bully Prevention
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic – Responsibility
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic – Anger Management
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic - Focus/Attention
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic – Empathy
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic – Cooperation
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic – Career Exploration
Guidance Curriculum Lesson Topic – Cyber Security