The TCA Counseling Program recognizes the importance of supporting students with their personal and social concerns. The school counselor helps students to understand and work through the challenges and barriers they face so that they are better able to focus in school. We assist with stress management issues, friends and relationship issues, family and other concerns.
The school counselor adheres to the confidentiality guidelines established by the ASCA Ethical Standards. Therefore, what students share with the school counselor in private conversations will not be shared with anyone else, unless:
- The student gives the counselor permission to share what was discussed;
- The student is in danger of hurting him/herself or someone else; or
- The counselor has reason to believe that the student is being abused or neglected. In this case, the law requires that the appropriate people (parents, school administration, child protection, and/or the police) are notified.