Personal growth

Comprehensive Guidance Plan

As school counselors, our mission is to help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development, ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow. We accomplish our mission through a focus on five delivery systems: (a) Guidance Curriculum, (b) Individual Student, (c) Planning, (d) Response Services, (e) Systems Support

Classroom Guidance

At CRMS, a counselor is assigned to a grade level and rotates up with that grade as the group transitions through middle school. During their time with the group, counselors use classroom guidance lessons to address the developmental needs of the group. Each counselor at CRMS maintains their guidance lessons using their own personal guidance websites. These sites can be found on our home page under each counselor's name.

Eagle Ambassador

In an effort to provide every new-to-district student with a soft landing, the CRMS counseling office coordinates the Eagle Ambassador Program. More information about the program can be found on the CRMS registrar's site.

Professional Disclosure Statement

Purpose of the Program:

The purpose of the comprehensive guidance program is to provide all Leander ISD students with equal access to a comprehensive program which addresses their needs.

Goals:

Through the guidance curriculum, students will be assisted in developing skills needed to develop their full educational potential. A responsive services component will be used to intervene on behalf of any student whose immediate personal concerns or problems put the students continued educational, career, personal, or social development at risk. An individual planning system will be used to guide a student as the student’s plans, monitors and manages educational, career, personal and social development. System support will enhance the efforts of teachers, staff, parents, and other members of the community in promoting the educational, career, personal and social development of students.

Techniques:

Counselors will use group focus sessions, classroom presentations and individual guidance. At no time will the counselor engage in therapy or use techniques therapeutic in nature which are not appropriate in the public school setting.

Confidentiality:

Counselors will respect a student's right or privacy unless (1) a parent / guardian requests information, (2) matters discussed pertain to suicide or possible harm to another person, (3) matters discussed pertain to any type of abuse, (4) there is a legal requirement for disclosure, or (5) there is a necessity to consult with other professionals