Student Services


Welcome

...to Student Services at WCHS...

Visiting your high school counsellor can be helpful in many ways.  Your counsellor may be able to help you in the following areas:

 

Educational Counselling
To help students adopt a perspective that places a high priority on understanding their educational goals and how to successfully attain these.

Includes:
·      Course advising
·      Program planning
·      Post-secondary information
·      Support of success in courses

 

Career Counselling
To assist students and parents by providing developmentally appropriate programs, information and counselling with regards to understanding and planning for further education and/or school-to-work transition.

Includes:
·      Personal goal setting
·      Self-assessment
·      Occupational information
·      Post-secondary information
·      Virtual resources

 

Personal/Social Counselling
To provide confidential counselling to students who are experiencing personal concerns such as:
·      Stress management
·      Self-esteem issues
·      Alcohol or other drug use
·      Anxiety and panic
·      Depression
·      Life events and transitions
·      Grief and loss
·      Body image
·      Relationship conflict
·      Disordered eating
·      Anger management
·      Abuse issues
·      Identity issues
·      Suicidal thoughts

 

Information, Referrals and Consulting
To provide accurate, up-to-date information to students and parents as requested.
·      Information about alternative course delivery, post-secondary programs, student finance,
careers, scholarships
·      Information and referrals to agencies such as Alberta Child and Family Services, Access Mental Health
·      Information about health issues and appropriate referrals
·      Communication with students, parents, teachers, administration and agencies.

Learning | as unique | as every student