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Here are some of the services that the Kaplan High Counseling Department provides for students:
School Counselors DO :
  • Personal/Social Counseling
    • Addresses the immediate need of the student
    • Topics commonly addressed:
      • Relationships
      • Communication
      • Managing time and responsibilities
      • Depression
      • Anxiety
      • Divorce/Family issues
      • Abuse
      • Substance Abuse
      • Others
    • Make referrals to community agencies when appropriate
  • Academic Counseling
    • Discuss factors affecting student performance, including:
      • Attendance issues
      • Attentiveness in class
      • Following directions
      • Communicating effectively with classmates and teachers
      • Specific learning challenges/disabilities
      • Taking responsibility for academic success
      • Refer to Health and Wellness Team when appropriate
    • Meet with students and parents to determine the appropriate curriculum for a student to follow.
  • Career Counseling
    • Instruct students in the use of career information technology, e.g. Louisiana Connect, OOH Online, etc.
    • Explain the links between interests, abilities, and work values and a person's choice of career
    • Aide students in the selection of coursework and post-secondary training/education to prepare them for their chosen career fields.
Other Services
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • ACT Waivers (for students on Free or Reduced lunch)
  • Registration/Transfer of students