Counseling Services & Referrals

Need to See a Counselor???

3 ways to set up an appointment to meet with me, the RHS school counselor:

1. Email me at: [email protected]
2. Stop by during school hours (Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:30pm)
3. Call RHS 828-862-4284 and ask to speak to the guidance counselor

Counseling Services Focus on Three Domains of Development:

- Academic
- Career
- Personal/Social

Counseling Services Include:

Assisting Students in Educational Planning:

  • Setting and Reaching Academic Goals
  • Developing a 4-year High School Plan of Study
  • Helping with Class and Schedule Adjustments
  • Reviewing Test Results
  • Helping Students with Study Skills, Tutoring, and Organization Skills

Assisting Students in Career Planning:

  • Developing Skills in Career Decision Making
  • Developing an Understanding of Interests and Abilities
  • Exploring Career Options
  • Providing Career Related Information and Opportunities

Assisting Students in Post-Secondary Educational Planning:

  • Providing College Visit Materials
  • Exploring 2 or 4 Year College Opportunities
  • Providing Information on Career Technical Programs
  • Providing Information on Military Options
  • Assisting in the Understanding of the College Application, Scholarship, and Financial Aid Process
  • Helping with the College Entrance Test Preparation for PSAT, PLAN, SAT,
  • SAT Subject Tests, ACT, and AP.

Assisting Students in Personal/Social Development:

  • Helping Students Develop Self-Knowledge
  • Helping Students Develop Effective Decision Making Skills
  • Helping Students Develop Healthy Relationship Skills
  • Helping Students Resolve Conflicts
  • Helping Students with Family Concerns, Sexuality, Depression, Alcohol/Drug Abuse, Relationship Concerns, Stress Management
  • Providing Support During Times of Crisis

If you would be interested in making a referral for your daughter/son for myself to speak with them or if you seek referrals for outside counseling services contact Ms. Shawver at 828-862-4284 or email me at [email protected].

After speaking with your child additional services may be needed and will be addressed with each situation.

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