School Counsellor

It is hoped that through the resources available in Student Services, students will be better informed and able to make appropriate decisions for themselves now and in the future.  Parents are invited to discuss any matter of concern by contacting:

                                   Mrs. Nadine Lennox - Jr. and Sr. High Counsellor

 

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Educational Counselling

  • Selection of courses
  • Program planning
  • Graduation requirements
  • Support for students with special needs
  • Evaluation of out-of-province documents and other documents, (i.e. private study)
  • Planning for post-secondary requirements
  • Peer tutoring

Career Counselling

  • Establishing career goals
  • Calendars and website information for universities, colleges and technical schools
  • Exploration of related occupations

Personal Counselling

  • Confidential discussion of personal concerns or problems which may interfere with school performance and personal well-being
  • Issues may include self-esteem, grief and loss, substance abuse, personal health and safety, family and peer relationships, sexuality, stress and conflict management
  • Counsellors will act as a liaison with parents, students and community agencies.

School Counselling

Parent Connect Group

Strathcona County is starting a new group for parents of teens (aged 13-18) called Connect Parenting. This is a 10-week program supporting parents and caregivers of teens with behavioural and emotional problems. The first session is September 20 and includes a light supper. Interested parents should contact Lisa Watters or Brad Oates (780-464-4044 or familyandcommunity@strathcona.ab.ca) for more information or to register.