• The Lake Hazel Middle School Counseling Department supports, encourages, and assists all students in achieving success in academic, emotional/social, and career development areas so that they may become responsible, contributing members of our community and the world.  Our department provides the following services to students:

     

    Responsive Services
    The Counseling Department will meet students’ immediate needs and concerns by providing consultation, individual and small-group counseling, crisis counseling and response, referrals, and peer facilitation.     
     
    Individual Student Planning
    The Counseling Department helps students establish personal goals and develop future plans by coordinating activities that help all students plan, monitor and manage their own learning as well as meet competencies in the areas of academic, career, and emotional/social growth. 
     
    Guidance Curriculum
    The Counseling Department plans, implements, and evaluates classroom guidance, group activities and parent workshops.  Topics are identified by the needs assessment.  These will promote knowledge, attitudes, and skills through instruction in academic achievement, emotional/social, and career development growth.   
     
    Systematic Support
     The Counseling Department provides systematic support using their leadership and advocacy skills to promote systemic change by contributing to in-service trainings, professional association membership, consulting with teachers, staff, and parents/guardians in order to provide information, support the school and its' community and to receive feedback on emerging student needs.