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Expectations

What to Expect From Counseling

  • Identification of ways to cope with each student's individual problems
  • Talk to a person in a safe, non-judgemental environment
  • Emotional support
  • Assistance with determining career goals
  • Students are seen by appointment only
  • Weekly sessions are 50 minutes in length

What Not to Expect

  • Magical solutions
  • Judgmental advice
  • The counselor to "fix" the problem

Your Confidentiality

Information shared with a counselor will be kept confidential.  Except for under circumstances identified below, information nor records will not be shared with anyone without permission from the student.  Limits to confidentiality include:

  • The student is under the age of 18
  • The student threatens harm to themselves or someone else 
  • There is knowledge of sexual or physical abuse to a child
  • There is a court order mandating the release of the records

Click here to review Counseling Services Informed Consent information




  LAST MODIFIED: 6/24/2015