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School Counselors are important members of any education team and are responsbile for assisting students in areas such as career development, academic achievement, social development, and extracurricular activities. They also need to handle behavioral problems and help students with disabilities. Top skills listed in School Counselor resumes are communication, experience with children or teenagers, patience, counseling, leadership, and being able to interact with students with all sorts of personalities. The strongest resume samples highlight a Bachelor's or a Master's Degree in a relevant field.

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School Counselor

Created and implemented the first peer mediation program that led to a 30% decrease in office referrals.

  • Served as the campus representative on the District Communication Committee.
  • Designed and facilitated a school wide Career Day for 1200 students with 50 careers represented.
  • Designed and implemented a new student camp for 450 students.
  • Facilitated credit-by-exam testing.
  • Served as testing coordinator and trainer for all state assessments.
  • Served as budget coordinator.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Finance / Accounting
MA
School Counseling
Teaching Certification
2

School Counselor

Implemented a counseling program based on collaboration with key stakeholders and the utilization of data as a key component to drive and support the needs of students, parents, school and community.

  • Increased graduation and college eligibility rates by 12.3% in a single academic year, resulting in 81% graduation rate in 2012.
  • Met with students individually and as groups to assist with issues impacting academics such as credit recovery, study skills, and goal planning.
  • Achieved 100% FAFSA completion for 2011 and 2012 senior classes through creation and implementation of Senior in Good Standing program.
  • Streamlined delivery of EPAS and ACT testing amongst eligible students through revision of testing schedule and faculty guidelines documentation.
  • Netted 100% annual growth in post-secondary institution visits by initiating annual hosted college fair.
  • Improved school-parent relations as primary faculty representative to the Local School Council in 2011 and 2012 by incorporating LSC member feedback into educational programming and initiatives.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MA
Counseling
3

School Counselor

Provided case management and individual, group, and family therapy sensitive to diverse socio-economic, ethnic and cultural, religious, and sexual orientation populations.

  • Interviewed students, parents, teachers and administrators to obtain for assessment and developed and implemented individual treatment plan.
  • Provided leadership and calming presence during crisis and consulted appropriate resources as needed.
  • Provided coaching and support with problem solving and decision-making using a strength-based approach when students encounter barrier(s) to success.
  • Ensured timely and proper follow-up on all referrals made to internal and external resources.
  • Actively participated in and advocated for students at IEP, SST, parent-teacher conferences, and 504 meetings.
  • Collaborated with mental health, school, and district staff to accomplish and exceed mission and initiatives of the mental health program.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Theater Arts
MA
Clinical Psychology / Marriage Family Therapy
4

Practicum School Counselor

Provided counseling to students addressing social/emotional, educational, and behavioral issues.

  • Developed and co-facilitated a curriculum for a Women's Issues group.
  • Advised over 75 students regarding educational issues, such as course selection, class scheduling, registration, career exploration, and study habits.
  • Consulted with five school counselors and community agencies on a daily basis.
  • Facilitated meetings with parents as needed and upon request.
  • Provided suicide assessments to students in need.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Communication Studies
MS
Counselor Education
5

School Counselor

Collaborated with one other school counselor to create the entire school counseling program for students in grades 9 - 12

  • Created a student center for career exploration, college search, and application process
  • Helped students complete application fee waivers, college applications, financial aid forms, and found scholarships for deserving students.
  • Created and maintained the master schedule; received professional development training on master schedule building
  • Worked with students on continuing education; helped plan for further schooling and employment
  • Conducted student transitional planning in collaboration with parents, social workers, and community workers
  • Evaluated transcripts and conducted testing for proper placement in academic setting
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
10
months
at this job
MA
School Counseling
Psychology And Sociology
6

School Counselor (substitute/intern)

Provided individual and group counseling services for students specific to individual needs regarding academic, personal, behavioral, and career development and progress

  • Created and presented classroom lessons to promote academic, social/emotional, and vocational development
  • Attended parent teacher conferences, IEP and 504 meetings
  • Responsible for academic scheduling of students and ensuring they met grade specific and general graduation requirements
  • Developed relationships with colleges and universities on students' behalf regarding guidelines and deadlines specific to the institutions' admission policies
  • Maintained student records and completed necessary paperwork as mandated by the administration and school district
  • Helped provide support for school wide PBS program
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Chemical Laboratory Technology
BS
Behavioral Science
MA
Master of Arts
7

School Counselor/parent Coordinator

Selected to be the Lead School Counselor of two [company name] simultaneously.

  • Counseled students during individual and group counseling sessions to improve behavior, academic performance, and lead them through crisis intervention.
  • Created tailored lesson plans for Pre-K through 5th grade students in all areas of concern for students, educators, and parents.
  • Conducted training for parents in areas of expertise including conflict resolution skills, student behavior management, and intervention at home.
  • Oversaw direct observations and student assisted interviews for IEP and 504 plans.
  • Developed and coordinated programs for Anti-Bullying Prevention, Red Ribbon Week, and Career Day for students, staff, and parents.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
School Guidance Counseling
8

School Counselor

Provided effective academic, career and social counseling to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students

  • Compiled, generated and interpreted data to create necessary programs for the needs of the student population
  • Collaborated with various community service organizations to implement community outreach programs for at risk students
  • Advocated for the needs of students based on school and district data
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Public Relations
MA
Master of Arts
MA
School Counseling
9

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
10

School Counselor

Conducted group and individual counseling sessions as well as classroom guidance lessons

  • Developed and implemented new student program, monthly guidance newsletter, career exploration unit, weekly girls group, school wide character education initiative and elementary-to-middle-school transition program
  • Worked closely with parents utilizing parent/teacher conferences, team level meetings and daily correspondence via individual meetings, email, and student planner communication
  • Provided outreach services to at-risk students utilizing community agencies and appropriate support staff consultation
  • Participated in Child Study Team, Team Level, Committee on Special Education,
  • Assisted in master schedule building and all student data input utilizing SASI database system
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
C
Mental Health Counseling
BA
Psychology
EdD
Counseling And Human Development

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