Hallways follows the
ASCA National Model Guidelines when determining direct vs. indirect services.
counselors provide services to students, parents, school staff and
the community in the following areas:
Direct Student Services
Direct services are in-person interactions between school counselors
and students and include the following:
School counseling core curriculum: This curriculum consists of
structured lessons designed to help students attain the desired
competencies and to provide all students with the knowledge,
attitudes and skills appropriate for their developmental level. The
school counseling core curriculum is delivered throughout the
schoolís overall curriculum and is systematically presented by
school counselors in collaboration with other professional educators
in K-12 classroom and group activities.
Individual student planning: School counselors coordinate ongoing
systemic activities designed to assist students in establishing
personal goals and developing future plans.
Responsive services: Responsive services are activities designed to
meet studentsí immediate needs and concerns. Responsive services may
include counseling in individual or small-group settings or crisis
Indirect Student Services
Indirect services are provided on behalf of students as a result of
the school counselorsí interactions with others including referrals
for additional assistance, consultation and collaboration with
parents, teachers, other educators and community organizations.