Counselors’ Corner

At Capital City School, our Counselors are ready to help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development, ensuring today’s students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow.

Secondary School Counselors Implement the School Counseling Program by Providing:

Classroom Guidance

  • Academic skills support
  • Organizational, study and test-taking skills
  • Postsecondary planning and application process
  • Career planning
  • Education in understanding self and others
  • Coping strategies
  • Peer relationships and effective social skills
  • Communication, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and study skills
  • Career awareness and the world of work
  • Substance abuse education
  • Multicultural/diversity awareness

Individual Student Planning

  • Goal setting
  • Academic plans
  • Career plans
  • Problem solving
  • Education in understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
  • Transition plans

Responsive Services

  • Individual and small-group counseling
  • Individual/family/school crisis intervention
  • Peer facilitation
  • Consultation/collaboration
  • Referrals

System Support

  • Professional development
  • Consultation, collaboration and teaming
  • Program management and operation

If you have any questions or concerns your counselors are here to help you!

Both Counselors Specialize in:

  • Suicide Assessment.
  • Home Visits.
  • Referrals out to other District service providers in the areas of physical and mental health.
  • Referrals to Homeless services.
  • Senior project advisement and support for students.
  • Student Transfers.
  • Infinite Campus support for staff and our site.
  • Reference letters for current and former students.
  • Foster Youth support.
  • Information regarding Adult Ed programs and diploma equivalency testing.
  • Transcript reviews.
  • Graduation planning, assessment.
  • College Majors and campuses explorations.
  • Credit adjustments.
  • Staffs and Students ID.
  • Build Resumes.
  • Collaboration with parents, students, teachers, administrators, and community members.

Mr. Nguyen Specializes in:

  • Post-Secondary options – Military (all branch of the armed forces), passing scores on the ASVAB.
  • FAFSA, Cal Grant, Scholarships
  • SST

Mr. Whitehead Specializes in:

  • Referrals for Child Development (i.e. pregnant and parenting teen support services).
  • The lead for our sites CCGI program- Implementing and monitoring our sites use of the California College & Career planning online tool.
  • Field Trip Planning