Administrative Procedure 250

AP 250 - Guidance and Counselling Services

Background

Comprehensive guidance and counselling services are an integral component of school services and programs. These services will be designed to enhance students’ attitudes and values and will include individualized, small-group or class activities that assist students in the following areas—educational, personal/social and career. Counselling services may be developmental, preventative or crisis-oriented.

Palliser Regional Schools provides family school liaison counsellors for support to students experiencing personal/social, emotional and/or behavioural concerns and their families.

Procedures

  1. The principal shall ensure that the services comply with the procedures specified in Alberta Education Policy 1.6.3.
  2. The division’s Student Services Handbook provides procedural guidance regarding access, supports and services available through the Family School Liaison Program.

References

School Act, Section 39, 60
Guidance and Counseling Policy 1.6.3
Guide to Education ECS to Grade 12
Palliser Regional Schools – Student Services Handbook
Forms:  Family School Liaison Program – Authorization for Release of Personal Information
Family School Liaison Program – Family Referral Form
Family School Liaison Program – Monthly Statistics Report
Family School Liaison Program – Notice for Student Files
Family School Liaison Program – Parental Permission for Involvement
Family School Liaison Program – School Referral Form