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High School Counselors supervise students and intervene in case of disciplinary or academic problems. Their main objectives are ensuring that students have a good academic performance and overcome any obstacles that may prevent them from studying, such as substance abuse or problems at home. Those seeking to work as High School Counselor should demonstrate throughout their resumes a strong personality, communication skills, previous educational or counseling experience, and a deep understanding of adolescent issues. Education requirement vary from state to state, and in some cases candidates may even need to make display of a Master's Degree in their resumes.

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High School Counselor

Provided personal, academic, and vocational counseling to 9th thru 12th grade students

  • Assisted students with the college admissions process
  • Familiarized students with financial aid procedures
  • Created and secured funding for a Career Resource Center
  • Consulted, coordinated, and collaborated with parents, teachers, and outside agencies
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Teaching Disadvantage Children And Youth
MA
Counseling
2

High School Counselor

Effectively counseled high school students regarding personal and career choices.

  • Provided intervention and assessment of at-risk students (trained in SIT technique of suicide assessment) and made referrals to community and mental health resources as needed.
  • Conducted classroom guidance regarding career and course decisions and the development of student's four-year plans.
  • Helped to develop a Ninth Grade Academy at both schools.
  • Assisted in the set-up of the master schedule each year and enrolled students in courses.
  • Managed parent, student, and teacher concerns and mediated parent-teacher-student conferences.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Pre-med
MS
Counselor Education
3

High School Counselor

Provided academic, career, and social/emotional counseling to high school students

  • Served as the Linking Individuals and Neighborhoods for a Kinder Society counselor for at-risk students.
  • Monitored transcripts, graduation records, and classes for approximately 900 students.
  • Participated in an Assembly Bill program to provide career counseling for 10th grade students.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
School Counseling
School Counseling
4

High School Counselor and Teen Leadership Counselor

Counseled, planned, and led groups of 72 high school aged teens through everyday activities.

  • Scheduled and oversaw camper activities with the goal of them reaching their highest potential, both personally and as a group
  • Trained 20 high school seniors proper leadership skills and techniques to become life long leaders
  • Organized and executed a three day trip visiting various camps around the Northwest to explore the differences between Leadership Programs offered
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Sociology
5

High School Counselor

  • Fully managed a caseload of over 500 students, grades 9 through 12
  • Provided individual counseling for students' academic, personal and social needs
  • Co-led a small group that met weekly for students dealing with loss and grief
  • Conducted classroom guidance for all grade levels and led parent and teacher conferences
  • Approved students for graduation and aided with the university and scholarship application process
  • Attended various continuing education conferences such as crisis and trauma response training
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Counseling Psychology
MA
School Counseling
6

High School Counselor

Planned and implemented educational post-secondary plans and guidance to individual students.

  • Progress monitored individual plans and intervened with targeted changes
  • Assisted faculty in a variety of ways to deliver academic guidance and instruction to students.
  • Built capacity for others to understand the needs of high-risk youth.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Voc
Health And Physical Education
BA
Psychology
MS
Counseling
7

High School Counselor

Performed direct consultation with parents, guardians, and several school personnel in distinguishing and solving behavioral issues and apparent academic hindrances.

  • Conducted special counseling programs that focused on alcohol and drug prevention program, as well as classes that encourage students to resolve conflicts without leading to self-destructive means.
  • Managed students' records as mandated by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Provided crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occurred at school.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Microsoft System Engineer
BS
Business Administration
MS
Education
8

Junior High School Counselor

Provided personal-social counseling to students individually and in small groups.

  • Coordinated and monitored guidance activities and programs.
  • Assisted students in course selection and scheduling.
  • Facilitated home-school communication via regular reports and parent-teacher conferences.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Sociology
MS
Education
9

High School Counselor

  • Evaluated transcripts/assigned classes
  • Built master schedule
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and presentation skills by facilitating IEP's, 504's, SST's (student study teams), staff
  • Worked with community organizations, junior colleges and universities to better inform and prepare students for future
  • Facilitated support groups dealing with separation and loss
  • Organized a Career Day, arranging for speakers in various
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MA
Education
10

High School Counselor

Conducted individual and group counseling sessions to students.

  • Responsible for making referrals to community resources and social service agencies.
  • Met regularly with parents, teachers, and social workers regarding individual student needs
  • Provided career and post-secondary counseling to assist students with the decision making
  • Scheduled 9-12th grade students in classes and assisted in developing a 4-year plan.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
School Counseling
MA
Counseling

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