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 High School Counselor Resources

Safe and Drug Free Schools

Below you'll find additional links for educators about school climate, bullying prevention, and child abuse prevention resources.

Second Step Statement of Need Resources

The Office of Prevention and Family Support, at the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, is releasing a Second Step Statement of Need (SoN) for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. Please download the Statement of Need (SoN) documents below to view the SoN and attachments. This SoN is for any public or private school in Georgia, Pre-K through 8th grade. This year we have added a Child Protection Unit requirement for grades Pre-K through 5th. We have made it clear in our SoN that Second Step complements PBIS and is not a replacement.

Career Development for High School Students

Career Development is a lifelong process that often begins in childhood. To help students become College and Career Ready, a goal for school counselors should be to give students current available options to help them maximize their choices for high school and beyond.

Annually, students need to complete career searches to evaluate current interests and aptitudes, work values and be able to understand themselves more clearly.

Inform parents to help them understand what schools are doing to better prepare their children for a career after high school graduation. This parental support is essential so that they can assist their child through discussions about careers and choosing paths for their future.

Useful Links for Students

Useful Links for School Counselors

Postsecondary Information for Students and Counselors to Review

The following activities were developed as part of a counselor-supported Teachers-As-Advisor Program for grades 6-12. However, if your local school is not taking advantage of these activities in a TAA program, these resources can be utilized by the local school in another delivery system.