• At Meridian Academy, the counseling department prides itself on following the American School Counselor Association National Model and Standards.  We adhere to our counseling ethical standards and provide counseling services based on the following domains:

    • Academic
    • Career
    • Personal/Social

     The counselor provides individual counseling, group counseling and classroom lessons.  

     

    Group Topics for the 2016-2017 year include:

    Alateen

    Discover Recovery

    Coping Skills

    Healthy Relationships

    LGBT Support Group

    Transitions

    Not on Tobacco (N-O-T)

     

    To get signed up for a group, please contact your counselor.

     

    AS SCHOOL COUNSELORS, WE ARE REQUIRED TO REPORT:
    • Physical or sexual abuse that has not been previously reported. If you tell me that it has been reported, I will still need to verify that it was reported. 

    • Suicide threats, attempts, or thoughts, including thoughts of wanting to be dead. If you tell me that your parents know about the problem, I will still need to contatct them to verify this. 

    • Threats to your safety or the safety of others. This includes concerns about fighting, self-injury, substance abuse, and sexual activity. If you tell me that your parents know about the problem, I will still need to contact them to verify this. 

    • Unreported felony crimes.

    • When a student meets "reasonable suspicion" of being under the influence of a controlled substance at school or has possession of a controlled substance at school.