Capac Jr.-Sr. High School Counseling
Capac Jr.-Sr. High School offers comprehensive counseling services that are available to all students. Counselors focus on the academic, college/career, and personal/social developmental needs of our students. Counseling services are provided through individual counseling sessions, classroom counseling lessons, and small group counseling.
Counselors and Social Workers are available on a walk-in basis or by appointment. Appointments can be made by the student, a parent/guardian, or a teacher/staff member. You can also use the referral form linked on this website to make a referral for a student.
Meet Your Counselors!
Mrs. Mak joined the Capac Chiefs family in 2018 as the Jr.-Sr. High School Counselor. She has a passion for helping students find their true potential in all facets of their lives - personal, social, academic, and their future. Her favorite part of her job is truly getting to know students and watching them grow through the years.
Mrs. Mak received her Master of Science in School Counseling degree in 2014 from Capella University and has followed up her education with additional certifications including: Youth Mental Health First Aid Responder, Anxiety and Stress Management Specialist, and Trauma and Crisis Management Specialist. She continues to increase her knowledge in various other aspects of school counseling, but her primary goal in her career is to develop meaningful connections with her students.
Ms. Baranowski began her journey as a School Success Counselor in February 2019. She primarily works with the 7th and 8th grade population, but will lend a helping hand to all students in need. She strives to educate her students in the areas of personal/social well-being, career development, and academic success. She loves being able to connect with the students at Capac, especially over her love of dogs!
Ms. Baranowski graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Rochester College in 2016 and finished with a Master of Arts in School Counseling from Oakland University in December 2018. Throughout her career, she has worked to become a Youth Mental Health First Aid Responder and continues to further her education in the Counseling field. She looks forward to developing more relationships with her students!