• What can I talk to my School Counselor about?

    Licensed School Counselors in Minnesota have Master’s Degrees in Counseling. They are highly trained specialists serving youth in school settings.

    School Counselors serve a vital role in maximizing student achievement. Following are some of the ways that school counselors help students:

    Individual Counseling
    Stressful Family Situations
    Grief and Loss
    Mental Health
    Substance Abuse
    Crisis and Coping Strategies
    Problem Solving and Decision Making
    Peer Relationship Counseling
    Conflict Resolution
    Group Counseling
    Defiant/ Risky Behavior and Interventions
    Behavior Management Plans
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    High School Academic Planning
    Transition to High School, then to College
    Organizational, Study and Test Taking Skills
    Goal Setting
    Job Shadowing Experiences
    Post Secondary Educational Planning and Application Process
    College Selection
    Financial Aid and Scholarship Information
    Career Counseling and Planning

    School counselors also work closely with parents, teachers, and administrators in meeting student needs. Today’s teenagers live in an exciting time, with an increasingly diverse population, a mobile society with advanced technologies, and many expanding opportunities. However, today's society also brings a great deal of complexity and stress in the lives of teens. School counselors are able to assist students with the many choices and stressors they face during a critical decision making time in their lives.

  • Emergency Mental Health Line

    First Call For Help - Itasca County

    24 hours / 7 days

    Itasca County
    (218) 326-8565
    1-800-442-8565
    (218) 326-4634 TTY

    Outside Itasca County
    1-800-543-7709

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